Zakharchenko was killed in an explosion in Donetsk. Details

Захарченко погиб при взрыве в Донецке. Подробности

Suspected in the assassination of the head of DNR “Ukrainian saboteurs” were detained shortly after the explosion.

The head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko was killed in Donetsk when an explosion in a cafe Separable. Detained suspects in the attack “Ukrainian saboteurs”.

The self-proclaimed Republic Zakharchenko headed in November 2014, having won at the elections. Корреспондент.net tells details.


Both died of Zakharchenko

The head of DNR was killed, received a mortal wound in the explosion in Donetsk cafes Separable on Pushkin Boulevard, which is close to his “residence.” Cafe, according to Russian media reports, belongs to security chief Zakharchenko.

Wound also received the “Finance Minister” DND Alexander Timofeev. Also injured two people. The authorities of the “Republic” has officially announced the death of Zakharchenko. They call the explosion a terrorist attack.

Photos from the scene of the death of Zakharchenko:

Once it became known about detention of suspects in the assassination attempt on Zakharchenko.

The sources of Interfax in the “power structures” of Donetsk reported that the detainees are “Ukrainian saboteurs” and related entities. At the moment of capture they were in the car on the Avenue of Bohdan Khmelnytsky.

Life reports that the attack is also suspected the guard Zakharchenko.

“The assassination attempt on Zakharchenko suspect its the security guard who disappeared from the scene of the explosion. Now closed all the checkpoints on the border with Russia and Ukraine to search for the suspect,” – said in the message.

According to some, the explosive device was in the lamp next to the table that Zakharchenko usually sat. The head of DNR died from wounds in the head, Russian media writes.

Entry and exit in Donetsk are closed, introduced a state of emergency, the first call was canceled, reported to the DNR.

Захарченко погиб при взрыве в Донецке. Подробности

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The reaction of Ukraine to the death of the head of DND

The security service of Ukraine confirmed the death of Zakharchenko, but refused to tell the details.

“I don’t want to comment on the circumstances, it is important for us that indeed there was an explosion, which killed Zakharchenko. But under any circumstances… it will take time, we will provide information on this issue”, – said in the air of 112-Ukraine chief of staff of the SBU Igor Guskov.

The SBU does not exclude “the Russian secret services attempt to eliminate the odious figure which we have information, prevented the Russians and became superfluous.”

The adviser to the interior Minister Vladimir Martynenko wrote in Facebook about the beginning of the work plan of de-occupation of Donbass.

Захарченко погиб при взрыве в Донецке. Подробности




Russia’s reaction to the murder Zakharchenko

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences in connection with the murder of the head of DND.

“The dastardly murder of Alexander Zakharchenko is further evidence that those who chose the path of terror, violence, intimidation, do not want to seek a peaceful, political solution to the conflict, do not want to engage in real dialogue with the people of the South-East,” – said in a statement on the Kremlin website.

Ukraine is right in Putin’s statement is not mentioned.

Russia’s investigative Committee opened a criminal case in connection with the murder Zakharchenko under article “act of international terrorism”.

Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev fears that the murder Zakharchenko may adversely affect the implementation of the Minsk agreements. He said this in comments to Russian media.

The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry also called the murder Zakharchenko terrorist attack and blamed the Ukrainian government.

“There is every reason to believe that his murder is the Kiev regime, which has repeatedly used similar methods to eliminate dissidents and undesirables” – she said to Interfax.

She urged the international community to prokontroliroval a murder investigation Zakharchenko.

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov has expressed confidence that the murder are those who are interested in weakening the NPT – that is, “the current Kiev authorities and no one else”.

The Chairman of the “national Council” of the DPR Denis Pushilin also accused Ukraine and promised that “Donetsk will get my revenge”.

What is known Zakharchenko

Alexander Zakharchenko was included in the governing bodies of the DNR since its proclamation in April 2014, first as “Deputy interior Minister”, then as “military commandant” of Donetsk, and then – as the “Prime Minister” of DNR.

The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk Republic, he became in Nov 2014 as a result of the separatists in the areas under their control elections.

In Ukraine Zakharchenko was declared on the wanted list – he is accused of creating a terrorist organization. He was also included in the sanctions lists of the USA and the European Union.

Over the past four years Zakharchenko was made at least five attempts. The last episode took place on 8 may 2017 – shortly before the motorcade of the head of DND, on the road to Saur-the Grave, the explosion occurred.

“Officially” Zakharchenko by profession electrician, worked at the mine in Donetsk. In 1990-e and 2000-e years was engaged in business.

Ukrainian media found connection Zakharchenko with the Party of regions since 2006. In February of last year the press wrote that in 2010 he was assigned to group II disability mental illness and treatment in hospital of Kharkov regional clinical psychiatric hospital No. 3.


The Ukrainians he is known for his controversial statements. So, in November of last year, Saraceno told that DNR scientists figured out how to lay asphalt in any weather.

His most famous statement Zakharchenko made in 2016, when he said about the need to seize the Kingdom.

“I’m not saying Kiev. In fact, you need to take not even Berlin. Need to go and take the whole of Britain as such. If we take, it is all there is to our predictions, will come the Golden age of Russia. We will return control of the territory, which lost the Russian Empire, plus take what’s ours, what was supposed to since the Crimean war,” he declared.

Six months later, Zakharchenko rassazat about the great-grandmother who during the Second world war was in a concentration camp in Reykjavik.

“My great-grandmother in the 41st captured, was held in Buchenwald, Auschwitz, Reykjavik. In Reykjavik was liberated by the Americans,” − said Zakharchenko during a briefing to the DNR.

Soon the head of DNR again made a mistake in the history of the Second world war. According to him, the hero of the Soviet Union Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya hung German soldiers, were shot.

“I remember a lot of cases from history, when on Stalin’s orders, did not take anyone prisoner from the regiment, I do not remember his name, who shot Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya” – said Zakharchenko.


The death of “heroes” LDNR

In recent years the DNR has killed several influential commanders who fought with 2014. In October 2016, in Donetsk, in the Elevator of her apartment block was blown up Arsen Pavlov, known by the call sign Motorola.

In February of 2017 in his office was killed the commander of Somalia Mikhail Tolstykh (Givi). In both murders the DNI was accused of “Ukrainian saboteurs”. The official authorities of Ukraine involvement in the attacks were denied.


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