Hello and welcome to the details of Car bomb kills pro-Russian politician in east Ukraine and now with the details
Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - MOSCOW, Dec 6 — A Russian-backed politician who served as a proxy lawmaker in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region was killed in a car bombing attack today, investigators said.
Several high-profile backers of Russia’s assault on Ukraine and Moscow-installed officials have been attacked since Russia launched its offensive last February.
Oleg Popov, who served as a deputy in the pro-Moscow Lugansk regional parliament, was killed after the “detonation of an unidentified device in a car”, Russia’s Investigative Committee said, without providing detail.
“The circumstances of the incident and the persons involved in the commission of these crimes are being established,” it added.
The attack occurred near the stadium in Lugansk city centre, Russian-installed official Vladimir Rogov said.
“In the centre of Lugansk, terrorists blew up a car,” he said, posting an image of an object engulfed in flames outside what appeared to be the stadium.
The attack comes less than one month after fellow Lugansk region lawmaker Mikhail Filiponenko was killed by a car bomb under his 4x4, in an assassination claimed by Kyiv.
Ukraine did not immediately comment on Popov’s reported death. — AFP
These were the details of the news Car bomb kills pro-Russian politician in east Ukraine for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.