In the morning of February 8, "Defense establishment" of the terrorist groups "DPR" reported on the murder of one of the commanders of the so-called "militia" Mikhail Tolstoy, known by the nickname "Givi". Journalists of the militant propaganda media confirmed the information.
"Urgent! Givi attempted
Commander of the detachment "Somalia" Mikhail Tolstoy assassinated.
The device exploded around 6:10 am in his own office. According to other data, a shot was produced with the RPO-A "Shmel"
According to preliminary information Givi died.
2. As of 8:35 fire in the room not yet extinguished, the body is not found, but at the time of the explosion Mikhail was in the office
3. 8:47 The body was found. Unfortunately, there is almost no doubt... "
At the same time the terrorists accused Ukraine of the murder of their leader, despite the fact that the attack took place on the territory not controlled by the state.
“Today at 06:12 in the result of terrorist act DPR hero, the commander of the battalion "Somalia" Colonel Mikhail Tolstoy, known as Givi was killed. This is a continuation of the terrorist war launched by Ukrainian security forces against the people of Donbas,” the militants report.
Earlier, the Donbas terrorist media reported that "Givi" was injured in the leg during the clashes in Avdiivka area. Reportedly the leader of the militants immediately returned to service after the injury.
Earlier QHA reported that Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Zorian Shkiryak expressed opinion that the murder of the so-called "Chief of LPR Police Administration" terrorist Oleg Anaschenko was a special operation by Russian security services on sweeping critical witnesses who can testify against the Kremlin.