The SBU, Ukraine's state security service, published the audio records, where the current acting leader of self-styled DNR (Donetsk People's Republic) Denis Pushilin talks to unknown individuals; the parties discussed the organization of coup d'etat in the DNR.
This is mentioned in the message on the SBU's website.
It appears that the mutiny's goal was to remove militant leader Aleksander Zakharchenko, who recently deceased in the bomb explosion in Donetsk.
'The conversation among Pushilin's assistant Aleksandr Lavrentyev and two unknown persons took place at Yuvam restaurant in Antalya, Turkey, on June 12. The tape confirms that Pushilin prepared a 'coup' in the self-proclaimed 'republic', the SBU reported.
The militants are reported to have insisted on removing Zakharchenko from his office without holding the 'election'. According to Pushilin's assistant, the 'Zakharchenko issue' will be solved as soon the mercenaries get the new leader.
The conversation ran for almost four hours, the SBU said.