Responsibility for the murder
the commander of one of divisions of the militia of the separatists self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Arsen Pavlov, known by the call sign Motorola, took a group of four young men belonging to the radical nationalist movement Misanthropic Division (banned in Russia).
They recorded his confession on video, which was posted on YouTube. In the video four masked men stand in the background of the flag Misanthropic Division.
“Good time of day. This video is recorded in Donetsk, where we were eliminated all known terrorist Motorola,” said one of the radicals. “Zakharchenko, Carpentry – you’re next,” added another, then all four threw up his hands in a Nazi salute.
Earlier, the head of the breakaway Republic Alexander Zakharchenko saidthat the name of the customer of murder is already installed. “(The investigation) will enable us to establish not only the person who ordered, we have already know about it, and who performed this murder. No mercy you would not believe,” – said Zakharchenko.
According to the investigation, in the Elevator of the house where lived Arsen Pavlov, an improvised explosive device. Separatist was in the epicenter of the explosion and suffered injuries incompatible with life. Also several people were injured. DNR authorities suspect in the assassination of Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups (DRG).
The head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko, commenting on the death of Motorola, said that the killing of Pavlov Kiev declared war on the breakaway Republic. “I understand that (Ukrainian President) Petro Poroshenko has broke the truce and declared war on us,” said Zakharchenko journalists.
Motorola participated in the battles for Ilovaisk, Donetsk airport and near Debaltsevo. The successful defense was awarded the George cross DND. In June 2016 he already was committed the assassination: near trauma center in Donetsk explosion. Was then damaged seven cars and two buildings of the hospital, no injuries were reported.