The assassination of Alexander Zakharchenko stood special operations Forces of Ukraine, said Advisor to the head of the DND Alexander Kazakov. According to him, detained on the case of attempt admitted they received the “Kiev order”
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Arrested in the murder of the head of DND Alexander Zakharchenko admitted that the order came from Kiev bombing in Donetsk, was engaged in special operations Forces of Ukraine. This was told RBC Advisor of the slain leader of the Republic Alexander Kazakov.
“The preliminary information available, accurate in the order of investigation. Detainees confirmed Kyiv-order items are not eligible [report]” — said Kazakov.
On the detention of suspects in the murder Zakharchenko yesterday evening, reported the authorities of the Republic. The acting head of the DNR Dmitry Trapeznikov said that the detainees had already started to testify. “Several people were detained, as a result of the interrogation, they confirmed the involvement of the Ukrainian side to the crime,” he argued. About the involvement of Kiev to murder Zakharchenko said the Chairman of the people’s Council DND Denis Pushilin. “It is another aggression on the part of Ukraine”, — he reacted to the death of the President, stating that Donetsk will take revenge on the organizers of the murder.
“The Ukrainian version of” the murder of Alexander Zakharchenko did not rule out also the Russian foreign Ministry. In a statement regarding the death of the head of DND, the representative of the Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Moscow “there is every reason to believe that his murder is the Kiev regime”. Zakharova accused Kiev in the transition to a “terrorist scenario” in the Donbass.
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However, the official Kiev has denied involvement in the incident. So, chief of staff to the head of SBU Igor Guskov suggested that Zakharchenko could be killed as a result of shootouts or were eliminated by Russian security services. The representative of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine Marian Betz also noted that Moscow is extremely quickly reacted to the death of Zakharchenko. She stated that this may be “an attempt to cover up puppets, which she [Moscow] supports”.
The memorable Alexander Zakharchenko
Alexander Zakharchenko was killed in an explosion in a cafe “Separable” in the center of Donetsk on August 31. In the cafe, he was with the Minister of revenue and duties Republic Alexander Timofeev. According to the source of RBC in the government, they planned to commemorate the deceased singer Iosif Kobzon before leaving Zakharchenko in the funeral in Moscow.
The explosion injured 11 people, including a child. On the morning of 1 September it became known that one of the victims, bodyguard Zakharchenko, died in hospital.