Michael Tollyatti: Dmitry Lovetsky / AP
Chief editor of “Censor.NO” Yury Butusov said in his Facebook how he has prepared the murder of Mikhail Tolstoy (call Givi), commander of militia battalion “Somali” self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND).
“Now we can say that Givi was at one time identified as a number one on the list of animals intended for disposal”, — Butusov emphasizes.
He said that no one saw the shot barrel flamethrower, a shot from which, according to the initial investigation, was killed the battalion commander. Most likely, in the office Givi was pre-planted explosives. “It could be mine. Someone mounted — those who held to the Givi, who managed to set mine and leave before the explosion and activate the bomb at the right time,” — said the journalist.
According to Butusov, the operation was prepared two years since the battalion had taken serious measures of personal security, and to reach it was not easy. “When some of these events there will be books written and movies (…). And learn about this as one of the most brilliant operations conducted by the patriots of Ukraine. A page of history that we all will be proud of,” he writes.
Tolstoy was killed on 8 February 2017 in his office on the basis of the battalion “Somalia” near Donetsk. It was initially reported that the building was fired at from rocket flamethrower “bumblebee”, but then the investigation began to consider the version that the Cabinet worked pre-planted explosive device.
After nearly a month Leonid beekeeper, who was then the Minister of state security of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR), said that the murder was planned Thick in the Department of counterintelligence of security Service of Ukraine, direct the performers were soldiers of the 8th regiment of special forces of the APU.
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