Donetsk People’s Republic Head Zakharchenko Killed in Bomb Blast
The Donetsk People’s Republic Operational Command said Friday that exits and entrances to Donetsk have been closed following a blast that left the republic’s head Alexander Zakharchenko dead and three more injured.A lawmaker of the People’s Council of the DPR confirmed reports about the death of DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko in a bomb explosion in downtown Donetsk on Friday.
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Lavrov calls murder of Donbass leader ‘blatant provocation’
1 Sep, 2018
“It is a blatant provocation aimed at undermining the implementation of the Minsk Agreement in eastern Ukraine,” Lavrov told reporters on Saturday.
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Zakharchenko’s murder is provocation leading to growing tensions – Kremlin
The murder of DPR head Alexander Zakharchenko is a provocation, which leads to growing tensions in the region, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
“Zakharchenko’s murder, of course, leads to growing tensions in the region, which, of course, is not conducive to creating conditions for prospects for the beginning of the implementation of the Minsk agreements,” the Kremlin spokesman said.
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