Putin expressed condolences in connection with death of Zakharchenko
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences in connection with death of the head of the self-proclaimed DND Alexander Zakharchenko, reports the press service of the Kremlin.
“Please accept my deepest condolences for the tragic loss of Alexander Zakharchenko”, — Putin addressed to the families and friends of the head of DND and residents of Donbass.
The head of state noted that Zakharchenko was a real national leader, brave and resolute man, and a patriot of Donbass. Putin stressed that in difficult times for his native land was the head of the DNI stood on his defense, took a huge personal responsibility and led people.
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. And make a dangerous bid to destabilize the situation, to put the people of Donbass to its knees. This they did not succeed.Mr Putinprime Russia
The President hopes that the organizers and perpetrators of this crime will suffer deserved punishment.
“I want to Express my condolences to the family and friends of Alexander Zakharchenko, all residents of Donbass. Russia will always be with you”, — concluded Putin.
Earlier in the administration Zakharchenko officially confirmed the information about his death, reports “Donetsk news Agency” (DAN). Today in the center of Donetsk in the restaurant “Separable” explosion. It is known about three victims.