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The murder of the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko was committed with the assistance of Western intelligence agencies. On Saturday, September 15, according to acting head of the DND Denis Putilin, reports RIA Novosti.
“The terrorist act committed with the participation of the fifth Department of the LSC, SBU (…). As a result of further work intelligence [DNI], the analysis of residues of the explosive device discovered high technology, not previously used by SBU. It gives an understanding that the terrorist act was committed with the assistance of Western intelligence agencies,” — said Pushilin.
According to him, under investigation on suspicion of involvement in the murder arrested one person who has “given a full layout, the testimony”. “There is an understanding of who did it,” — said Pushilin.
He also added that currently help in the investigation of the attack has Russia.
Zakharchenko was killed on 31 August in an explosion in Donetsk a café, where he arrived to honor the memory of deceased Russian singer Joseph Kobzon. Almost immediately after his death the Republic’s authorities announced the arrest of suspects who allegedly confirmed the involvement occurred the Ukrainian side. In Kiev deny these accusations.
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