Horlivka deputy’s widow says terrorists blocked murder investigation

imagesUXNGBU9LAfter Horlivka deputy Volodymyr Rybak was kidnapped, almost all of the Horlivka police moved to the side of the separatists and no investigation (into the murder) was conducted, Olena Rybak, the widow of the murdered deputy, stated in an interview with Hromadske TV on June 2. Continue reading


Security Service of Ukraine releases conversation of terrorists who killed deputy – VIDEO with subs


The Security Service has released an audio recording of conversations concerning the murder of Volodymyr Rybak, Deputy of Horlivka City Council.

As reported, it is the group under so-called ‘Shooter’, which operates in Donetsk Oblast, and a citizen of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant Colonel of the National Intelligence Agency (GRU) Igor Bezler.

It was established that on 17 April 2014, Bezler (call sign BES – Devil) set the self-proclaimed chief of police the task of neutralizing Rybak, who was trying to raise the national flag on the Horlivka Regional State Administration building. Continue reading

Ukraine accuses Russians in deputy’s murder

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has accused the so-called “Strilka” group that is active in the Donetsk Oblast and a citizen of the Russian Federation, Colonel Igor Bezler, of involvement in the murder of the deputy of the of the Horlivka City Council Volodymyr Rybak, the SUB reports on its website, April 23, 2014.

According to the SUB, it has been determined that on Aril 17, Bezler (alias Bez) ordered the head of the self-proclaimed militia of the town of Horlivka to “neutralize” Volodymyr Rybak, who had tried to raise the Ukrainian national flag on the Horlivka City Council building.

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Turchynov demands relaunch of anti-terrorist operation


Oleksandr Turchynov

Acting President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov is calling for law enforcement to resume anti-terrorist measures. He made the request in a statement posted on the website of the Verkhovna Rada on April 22.

Today near Slovyansk the bodies of two brutally tortured people were found. One of them was recognized at the missing deputy of the Horlivka City Council, a member of the Batkivshchyna Party, Volodymyr Rybak, who had been kidnapped several days ago by terrorists.

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Body resembling missing Horlivka deputy found

Volodymyr Rybak

The body of a man resembling the deputy of the Horlivka City Council Volodymyr Rybak, kidnapped a few days ago, has been found in Slovyansk, reports Ukrainska Pravda, April 22, citing Gorlovka.ua.

According the Gorlovka.ua news site, the information has been confirmed by the head of the Horlivka office of the Ministry of Interior, Andriy Kryshchenko, who is currently in a hospital (Ed. after being wounded by pro-Russian militants), but who is coordinating the work of law enforcement.

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