Ex-army commander of Donetsk People’s Republic Strelkov spotted in Moscow metro
Former Minister of Defence of the unrecognised republic has been photographed in Moscow’s underground.
User Nikita Nebylitsky has posted a photo on his Facebook account showing an ex-army commander of the Donetsk People’s Republic Strelkov Igor Girkin (known as Igor Strelkov).
The photo shows the former Minister of Defence sitting alone in a new train of Moscow’s underground.
“Heading to take by assault Kiyvskaya metro station,” Nebylitsky left a capture which is a reminder of Strelkov’s participation in an armed conflict in Donbass and his calls to “take Kiyv by assault.”
Igor Strelkov is one of the active participants of the conflict in the southeast of Ukraine. He confessed that the escalation of military operations occurred thanks to his activity. He became a head of militia troops in Donetsk region’s Slavyansk; it was after that when Kiyv announced anti-terrorism operations for the first time. Subsequently, he became the Minister of Defence of the Donetsk People’s Republic and army commander of the unrecognised republic. He was one of the mastermind of Novorossiya (New Russia). He is under special sanctions of the European Union and the United States. Ukrainian authorities consider him a terrorist. In the Russian Federation, according to the media, Strelkov, a former military representative and a retired Colonel of the Federal Security Service, has a status of military pensioner, frequently makes broadcasts as an expert on the radio and in the media.