RIA Novosti: Igor Maslov
The murder of the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko was organized by special operations Forces of Ukraine, said Advisor to the leader of the DND Alexander Kazakov. It was quoted by RIA Novosti on Saturday, September 1.
“We already know the initiator is special operations Forces. Most likely, we will be able soon to call the team leader and the supervising officer of this structure,” — said Kazakov.
He added that the relevant confession testimony given by the detainees.
42-year-old Zakharchenko was killed after an explosion in a cafe “Separable” in Donetsk. The incident occurred August 31 in the Wake of the Russian singer Joseph Kobzon. According to preliminary data, the explosive device was laid in one of the lighting — a chandelier or a floor lamp.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, forcing a vile murder and expressed hope that the organizers and perpetrators of this crime will suffer deserved punishment.
Detained on suspicion of involvement in the assassination admitted that the crime involved Ukraine. How many people were arrested, is still unknown.
Zakharchenko has led the DNR from November 2014.
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