19 September 2016: Yevgeny Zhilin, one of the organizers of Donbas militia, was murdered in a restaurant in Moscow:
16 October 2016: Major terrorist commander Arsen Pavlov (nicknamed Motorola) was blown up in elevator in his apartment building:
27 January 2017: Valerii Bolotov, former leader of “Luhansk People’s Republic” (territory of Ukraine’s Luhansk region currently occupied by Russia) was poisoned in Moscow:
8 February 2017: Major terrorist commander Mikhail Tolstykh (nicknamed Givi) was killed in his office by a Schmel anti-tank missile:
One would hope that it is some Ukrainain agent 007 who is wiping out the most influential Russian terrorists one by one.
Yet, most probably the situation is much simpler: they are being exterminated to hide Putin’s connections with the war in Ukraine. Putin understands that sooner or later he will be tried at the International Criminal Court and he doesn’t need people who can testify against him.
These people have accomplished their purpose and now can be disposed of.
By the way, this video footage, on which Givi tortures captured Ukrainian soldiers, also served as a scenario for one of the episodes of BBC's war-game film about the probable Russian aggression in Latvia. Watch this movie here: