Zakhar Prilepin has denied reports that the disarmament of his battalion


Zachary, Prilepite: Andrey Veselov / RIA Novosti

Russian writer Zakhar Prilepin has denied reports that the disarmament of the battalion of the army DNI, where he previously held the post of Deputy commander. He declared to the newspaper “Vzglyad”.

“Nothing that you write one hundred and fifty Ukrainian media – fights, explosions, nothing. And entry in the DNI I was not forbidden”, – he said, commenting on rumors about the shooting while trying to reassign the connection to the Ministry of interior, detention of the commander of a battalion Sergey Fomchenkova and ban Pilipino to visit the self-proclaimed Republic.

“There is what is called a normal situation due to some complications that arose during the reorganization of the army of the DNI. Nobody disarm, held an unscheduled meeting on all these occasions. There was just the decree of Alexander Zakharchenko, who time has not brought to the command of the battalion, — explained Park.

Prilepin formed in the DNI his battalion in February 2017. The head of the Republic Alexander Zakharchenko handed him the insignia of major of the Armed forces of the DNI.

September 7, DNI changed the power. Deputy Prime Minister Trapeznikov, who became acting head of the Republic after the assassination Zakharchenko 31 August, at the request of the Prosecutor General was deprived of his new powers. The Republic was entrusted to the Chairman of the people’s Council Denis Pushilin.

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