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According to RIA Novosti, Assistant to the Russian President Vladislav Surkov expressed the wish to participate in the competition to name new Russian weaponry and stated that he already has his own ideas.
He said, "I want to participate in the weapon naming competition. I suggested naming it [the ballistic missile] after Givi because he is a hero of the Donbas." Mikhail Tolstykh or “Givi” was a commander of the pro-Russian Somalia battalion in the Donbas. He was killed on February 8, 2017 in …
A spokesperson of the so-called Ministry of State Security or MGB of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Maria Petrova, said that the man behind the killings of the separatist leaders Arsen Pavlov, aka “Motorola” and Mikhail Tolstykh, aka “Givi”, is a high-ranking SBU officer named Alexei Petrov, Rossiya 24 TV channel reported.
Petrova alleges that there are special units in the Department of Counterintelligence of the SBU that are conducting a "terrorist war" against the Donbas. …