A farewell ceremony for the Givi: video from quadcopter

To bid farewell to those killed in the attack, the commander of the battalion of militia DND “Somalia” Mikhail Tolstoy, known under the Callsign Givi, came 55 thousand people. This figure is called the government of the breakaway Republic.


The ceremony was held in the center of Donetsk at the Opera. At the end of the coffin with the body Fat for military tradition mounted on a gun carriage, followed by a procession through the city center proceeded to the cemetery. The people applauded and chanted “Thank you!”.


Givi buried near the grave of his comrade Arsene Pavlov, better known as Motorola. He also was not killed on the battlefield. As stated in the militia, the battalion commander both have become symbols of Donbass.


The battalion commander was killed on 8 February in the attack. The basic version – his Cabinet came under fire from a flame thrower “bumblebee”. But she is not the only one.