The attempted assassination of the leader of the People's Republic of Donbass

Saturday, 6 August, 2016 - 14:15

The head of the Luhansk People's Republic - one of the separatist republics of Donbass Igor Plotnitsky is in serious condition after an assassination attempt against him today. Unknown persons blew up his car at 7.55 local time. The head of state was hospitalized.

The authorities have already called incident to be a terrorist attack. Ukrainian saboteurs are primary suspected. This opinion is shared by the prosecutor's office in Luhansk People’s Republic. Ukraine is preparing to resume the Donbass war.