As reported by “Interfax” with reference to the Ministry of state security of the DPR, the security services of the Republic have detained six activists of the nationalist organization “Misanthropic Division”. It has claimed responsibility for the death of Pavlov, laying out the corresponding video on the Internet.
MGB argue that the detainees have already given grateful evidences about circumstances of Commission of crime.
In Donetsk also said that the nationalists “maintained contact with staff members of the SBU and performed the tasks of the Ukrainian intelligence services.”
The motives of the “Misanthropic Division” called the “intensification of internal contradictions between the leaders of the republics of Donbass, the creation of prerequisites and conditions for confrontation between them.”
Earlier, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that the murder of Pavlova involved the employee of security Service of Ukraine Vitaly Malikov, who allegedly oversees the activities of sabotage and reconnaissance groups on the territory of Donbass.
Motorola was killed in Donetsk on the evening of 16 October, when a bomb exploded in the Elevator of a residential building, was also killed his bodyguard. DNR authorities blamed for the death of Motorola to Kiev.
The militia had previously stated about his involvement in the death of Motorola the Ukrainian saboteurs. The Ministry of defence DND stated that “Motorola was killed in a terrorist operation of the Ukrainian DRG”.
Arsen Pavlov took an active part in the hostilities on the side of the DNI. His unit participated in the battles of Slavonic, surrounded by Ukrainian forces near Ilovaysk. Leading the battalion of militia “Sparta”, he also participated in the assault Donetsk airport.