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Killer Mikhail Tolstykh (Givi), battalion commander of the self-proclaimed militia Donetsk national Republic (DND), is involved also the death of the battalion commander Arseny Pavlov (Motorola). This was stated to journalists by the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko, reports “Interfax”.
“It is established all persons who are involved in this, some are arrested. I think it’s [on the death of Mikhail Tolstykh] will be finished this year,” he said.
In April 2017, the Ministry of state security of DND called the head of the counterintelligence Department of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Oleksiy Petrov the customer of murders of Givi and Motorola. It was noted that in this Department there are commando units, created with financial support from the United States.
Tolstoy was killed on 8 February 2017 in his office on the basis of the battalion “Somalia”, which he commanded, 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 triggered a pre-planted bomb.
Pavlov, the commander of the battalion “Sparta”, died October 16, 2016. In the Elevator of his house in Donetsk, an improvised explosive device.
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