Kyiv Court of Appeal granted the appeal and allowed the Prosecutor to detain the "DPR" terrorist organization leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko to participate in consideration of motion on preventive punishment in the form of detention, according to the press service of the court.
“Grant permission for detention of A. Zakharchenko for the purpose of participating in consideration of motion on preventive punishment in the form of detention, within the framework of the pre-trial investigation on Part. 1 Art. 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine on suspicion of A. Zakharchenko participation in the activities of a terrorist organization "Donetsk People's Republic", reads the decree.
Earlier QHA reported that during the talks with the Kremlin curators on February 2 in Khartsyzk, terrorist Aleksandr Zakharchenko was warned that he would lose his status as a leader of so-called "DPR" if pro-Russian militants lose control of Yasynuvata beachhead.
February 8, separatist websites, and then Russian media reported that one of the commanders of the so-called "militia" detachment "Somalia" Mikhail Tolstoy, known by the nickname "Givi" was killed in the occupied Donetsk in his office by a shot from a grenade launcher.
Previously, Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Zorian Shkiryak expressed opinion that the murder of the so-called "Chief of LPR Police Administration" terrorist Oleg Anaschenko was a special operation by Russian security services on sweeping critical witnesses who can testify against the Kremlin.