Artem Merkulov – Ukrainian nationalist and member of punitive social nationalist Azov battalion on July 4, 2015 has been found dead in Berdyansk, Ukraine.
According to local officials, 25 year old Artem has just returned from Donetsk region where he as part of punitive Azov battalion where he was trying to impose new nationalist Kiev’s regime rule upon people of Donetsk. On July 4 he was partying in a local bar where he began verbal altercation with a group of local men. Next morning his body was found near Primorskoe avenue in town of Berdyansk. It is not clear yet whether his murder is related to Artem’s affiliation with neo-Nazi forces Azov battalion.