The DNR killed the commander of the brigade «Tag» Oleg Mamiev

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka DNR. Archival photoThe DNR killed the commander of the brigade «Tag» Oleg Mamiev© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic killed the commander of a battalion of militia Oleg for service with the call sign «mom», it said in a statement released by the public organization «Union of volunteers of Donbass», which member he was.

As stated in the text of the message to Oleg for service in the Donbass came from South Ossetia in 2014. He later became commander of the brigade, «Fifteen», was awarded the highest award of the DNI.

«Today we lost our dear comrade, member of the Board of officers of the volunteer Union of Donbass, member of the Board of SDD (Union volunteers of Donbass), the legendary commander of the battalion «Tag», Oleg Mamieva, call sign — «mother»… Today the mother did not. He died as a hero at his post of duty,» — said in the message.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict began more than 10 thousand people.

The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.