Contents tagged with separatist commander

  • Russia released the commander of the DPR suspected of murdering a 16-year-old Ukrainian

    Russian security forces released Vadim Pogodin, the former commander of the Kerch battalion of the DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic). He is suspected of murdering Stepan Chubenko, a 16-year-old resident of Kramatorsk, as well as of other murders and robberies in the Donbas.

    Pogodin was arrested on June 20 in Yalta at the request of the Ukrainian Interpol National Central Bureau. According to one of his supporters who writes on Facebook under the name of Ioann Semenov, Ukrainian law enforcement …

  • News of the death of LPR commander 'Plastun' appears in social networks

    Bloggers recently wrote that a separatist commander with the call sign Plastun was killed in the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic or LPR, Ukrinform reports.

    The death of the field commander was also confirmed by the Deputy Minister of Ukraine for the temporarily occupied territories, Heorhiy Tuka. "Another one joined the 'silence regime,"' the official wrote. Plastun’s death was also reported in social networks by the representatives of the separatists themselves.

    The last notable …