Assassination attempt on the chairman of Donetsk People’s Republic

By | June 7, 2014

June 7, in Donetsk there was an assassination attempt on a chairman of the Supreme Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic – Dennis Pushilin.

Mr. Pushilin was not hurt; however, one if his assistants, Maxim Petrukhin was murdered.

Maxim was driving his Toyota Camry toward regional administration building. An unknown car, moving in the opposite direction opened fire while passing Maxim. An unknown car has made a u-turn, several men stepped out of it, pulled Maxim out of his Toyota, and shot him point blank killing Maxim instantly.

Investigation is underway. Operation “intercept” has been launched in the city to capture killers.


An incident has happened near “Millenium” restaurant, which is located not far from Donetsk Regional Administration building.


Maxim Petrukhin

Maxim Petrukhin



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