‘DPR’ militant commander aka Givi killed in Donetsk

‘DPR’ militant commander aka Givi killed in Donetsk

Mikhail Tolstykh aka Givi, commander of the “Somali” militant battalion of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), was killed on Wednesday.

Journalist Yuri Butusov posted this on Facebook.

Later, the information was confirmed by Head of the National Police department in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin.

Givi was reportedly killed by RPO-A Shmel portable rocket launcher.

The militant became widely known by tortures and executions of Ukrainian civilians and prisoners of war. He and his battalion took part in the battles near Avdiivka, violated the ceasefire regime and Minsk peace agreements.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: