The investigating authorities of the self-proclaimed DNR proved the cooperation of the Ukrainian special services with persons involved in the murder of the commander of militia battalion “Somalia” Mikhail Tolstoy (call sign “Givi”), reports TASS with reference to the operational command of the Donetsk people’s Republic.
“We do not disclose their names in the interests of the investigation and are confident that those who planned this murder, you’ll regret it,” – said the representative of the command.
The battalion commander was killed on the eighth of February in his office in the attack. The main version is the use of a flamethrower “bumblebee”, but it is not the only one.
Tolstoy took part in the battles for Slavyansk, Ilovaisk and Donetsk airport. In September 2016, he was awarded the rank of Colonel of the DNI.