According to the Ukrainian edition of “Vesti” with reference to the head of the Luhansk region Gregory the Ride, the mayor of Starobelsk Vladimir Zhivago in the courtyard of the building of the city administration found a Keeper. He called the ambulance, but they were unable to save the official. “Vladimir has died on hands of doctors,” said Tuka.
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine reported that the death of Zhivago, the police have classified as murder. Upon the death of an official under investigation.
The city of Starobelsk is located in the North of Luhansk region, controlled by Ukrainian troops.
Zhivago was one of the leaders of the party “Our land”, created by leaders of several cities in Eastern Ukraine, left the Party of regions after the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych. At the election in October 2015 Zhivago was also chosen by the mayor of Starobelsk, the Deputy of regional Council and member of the city Council.
In July 2014 in the city of Kremenchug, Poltava region killed the mayor Oleg Babayev. He was shot by unknown shotguns near his home.