In the Kremlin, the murder of the leader “DNR” Alexander Zakharchenko considered a provocation. Commented on the incident the press Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
“The death of Zakharchenko, of course, leads to increased tension in the region, which in itself is certainly not conducive to the formation of conditions for the release of at least the prospects of beginning of implementation of the Minsk agreements. Of course, this is a provocation, which has very negative consequences for the overall atmosphere in the region,” he said.
Recall, August 31 in an explosion in a restaurant killed the leader “DNR” Alexander Zakharchenko. Russian media also reported that the explosion killed and “Minister of revenues and duties DND” Alexander Timofeev. The so-called “law enforcement” self-proclaimed “DNR” said that the detained “Ukrainian saboteurs”, which is probably involved in the assassination attempt on Zakharchenko. But in this SBU information is not confirmed.
In ORDO the suspect in the murder of a guard Zakharchenko, at the same time, the Russian foreign Ministry accuses the “Kiev regime”. It was reported that due to the incident, the militants closed the entry and exit from Donetsk. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences over the death of Zakharchenko. Read more about the murder of Zakharchenko read our material.
After the murder Zakharchenko in Donetsk declared three days of mourning, the school canceled classes.
Leader of the “DNR” will bury on 2 September.
Previously also reported that in the ORDO extended a curfew after the murder Zakharchenko. In early July, in “DNR” restriction to operate between 01:00 and 05:00, 1 September from 23.00 till 5.00.
On the morning of 1 September the state border service reported that the IAF does not only let citizens on the territory of Ukraine.