7 Sep 2018 12:56

DPR minister Timofeyev injured in Zakharchenko assassination travels to Russia - source

MOSCOW. Sept 7 (Interfax) - The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic's (DPR) deputy prime minister and minister of revenues and duties Alexander Timofeyev, who was injured during the assassination of the DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko, has left Donetsk, a source from the entourage of the slain leader told Interfax.

"Alexander Timofeyev and Zakharchenko's advisor Alexander Kazakov together left Donetsk and are heading to Russia," the source said.

The decision was made for security reasons, they are not going to return to Donetsk any time soon, he said.