Power structures Donetsk national Republic (DND) on the trail of the killers of the commander of the militia battalion “Somalia” Mikhail Tolstoy (known under the Callsign Givi). This information provided by the Deputy commander of the operational command DND Eduard Bacurin at a briefing.
“We got on the trail of the criminals, and claimed that each of them will be punished,” – said Basurin.
In addition, he was named the appeared information about involvement in the liquidation of the commander of the militia of his subordinates of the Ukrainian security services.
Givi was killed on 8 February in his office in the attack. The basic version is the use of a flamethrower “bumblebee”, but it is not the only and final.
Tolstoy took part in the battles for Slavyansk, Ilovaisk and Donetsk airport. In September 2016, he was awarded the rank of Colonel in the people’s Republic of Donetsk.
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