His decision, he explained the financial problems and the fact that the medal depicts the person who he never respected.The former so-called Minister of defense “self-proclaimed DNR” Igor Strelkov (Girkin) has exposed on sale of medal, which was awarded for the annexation of Crimea by Russia. About it reports the Internet edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
The starting price of the coin is 1 million rubles, the auction will be held on April 13.
In the description of the gold medal says that it “is a non-government reward of Charity Foundation of St. Basil the Great, were given to individuals who have made the greatest personal contribution to the return of the Crimea to Russia.”
On his page Vkontakte Girkin confirmed that it is selling reward.
“Yes, that is my medal, private. Given to me [entrepreneur, founder of the “Foundation of St. Basil the Great”, Constantine] Malofeev in the spring of 2014 to the beginning of the Donbass campaign. Selling as have the financial problems that I can’t “patch” available cash”, – he wrote in comments to one of the entries on the page.
“Much reverence to this award never had because: a) not public; b) fighting; C) with the image of the person that I am, in General except for very brief period in 2014, never respected, and in 2015 – openly despise,” – said Girkin.