Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation is investigating the attempt on the mayor of the Ukrainian Energodar


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The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation confirmed the fact of the assassination attempt by “Ukrainian nationalists” on the head of the city administration of Energodar in the Zaporozhye region of Ukraine, Andriy Shevchik, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the agency’s message.

According to the report, the department’s investigators are working on an investigation into “the attempt on the life of the mayor of the city of Energodar, Zaporozhye region, which is under the control of the RF Armed Forces.” The Investigative Committee confirmed media reports that the mayor himself, as well as two of his guards, were injured in the explosion at the entrance of the house. An improvised explosive device was planted in an electrical cabinet.

The Investigative Committee stated that after Shevchik “took the pro-Russian side”, he was repeatedly threatened.

On February 28, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that Energodar had been taken under control.

On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a special military operation in the Donbass, the goals of which were named “demilitarization and denazification” of Ukraine. In response to Russia’s actions, Western countries began to impose large-scale sanctions against the Russian Federation, including financial and economic ones.

Read the chronicle of the latest events related to the special operation in Ukraine here.


Source: Росбалт by www.rosbalt.ru.

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