Battalion Prilepin goes to the subordination of the Ministry of interior DND

© RIA Novosti / Andrey Veselovskyi of the army DNI, the Deputy commander of reconnaissance and assault battalion Zakhar Prilepin (second from right) and members of the battalion, a military facility Prague, Donetsk, UkraineBattalion Prilepin goes to the subordination of the Ministry of interior DND© RIA Novosti / Andrey Veselov

Battalion of Zakhar Prilepin, reporting directly to the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic, moves to the subordination of the Ministry of interior DND. This was announced by Deputy of the National Council of the Republic Vladislav berdichevskiy.

On suspicion in murder of the head of the DNI detained several people, they confirmed that it was a diversion from Kiev. In the SBU denied the accusations of involvement in the crime.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the murder cowardly Zakharchenko, noting that those who chose the path of terror, do not want to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict. The foreign Ministry said that there is little doubt that what happened is Kiev.

Prilepin also believes that this crime was not without Ukraine.

«And interests can be very different — political, financial, military, and maybe the focus of those, and other, and third interests. But the number of people in Ukraine, sharpened teeth on Zakharchenko, enormously — from individual fanatics and his «blood feuds,» which was defeated by him on the battlefields, to politicians who are confident that the way to destabilize the situation in the Donbass, and the oligarchs who wish to rule there, as it was before,» — said the writer.

He also noted that local «showdowns» could not be the reason for the murder Zakharchenko, since all the internal economic contradictions in the Donbass eliminated in 2014. And rumors about the involvement Zakharchenko to criminal circles, he rejected, calling their «traditional Kiev lies», which has no relation to reality.

While he expressed confidence that Ukraine will not be able to destabilize the situation in the Republic, and the murder Zakharchenko will not affect the exchange of prisoners.

Battalion Prilepin

Prilepin is located in the Donbas from December 2015: first, he was an Advisor to the head of DND, and in February of last year it became known that he became Deputy commander of a battalion of special forces DNR to work with the staff. But, says the writer, the position he had earlier, in October 2016, although not talked about it on «principle.»

The head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko gave an extraordinary writer to the rank of major and personally handed him the shoulder straps.

Previously, he served as a squad leader in the Riot police, took part in the fighting in Chechnya in 1996 and 1999. The first works published in 2003.

In July of this year it became known that he left the position sarcomata in the DNI, to head the campaign headquarters of Vadim Cumin, who ran for the post of mayor of Moscow from the Communist party.

He also shared his creative plans. So, Prilepin said he plans to write the biography of Sergei Yesenin for the f of the publishing house «Young guard». «In my mind it was already written. Also going to release a new lyric, the love album «Elephant» in my head all songs written, remained append, flatten, and make a presentation in the fall,» he said.

According to Prilepin, he also wants to hold in Donetsk a number of cultural events. «Events invented, expect minimal financial support — will all feast. I also want to run a number of projects in the Russian art Union, which we are led by Eduard Boyakov. That’s the plan at least,» added the writer.

Prilepin in the black list of Ukraine

In February 2017 the security Service of Ukraine brought against Prilepin criminal case under articles «Participation in activity of the terrorist organization» and «Financing of terrorism».

The writer reacted to the news with humor. «I’m writing a letter to Poroshenko: «Forgive me, Peter.» I will personally come down and explain everything», he said.

Also with humor Prilepin has responded to its inclusion in the list of artists, creating a «threat to national security of Ukraine».

The Ukrainian Ministry of culture is the black list of Russian actors, writers, musicians, Directors from August 2015. In total there are 138 people, including Mikhail Boyarsky, Oleg Gazmanov, Larissa Dolina, Iosif Kobzon, Vasily Lanovoy, Alisa Freundlich, Nikolai Tsiskaridze, as well as Steven Seagal and Gerard Depardieu. The list is constantly updated with new names — so, in August, it included, in addition to Prilepin, Russian writers Alexander Temnikova and Alexander Shirokorad, as well as Russian writer, historian and politician from Ukraine Lev Vershinin.

«I’m crying. Why list black? It is written in black ink?» — Prilepin told RIA Novosti, commenting on this post.

He recalled that the site «Peacemaker» has made it to your list in 2014, and the site «Zlocieniec» recorded it in the top 20 of the world’s major enemies of Ukraine.

«This is the Ministry of culture, finally, in the fifth year, has matured. I was a threat, here. While zamitannya rubbish sites call me scandalous and even a marginal writer. No, guys, or a threat to national security, or marginal. A little off. I marginal. I’m a writer for the Ukrainian fringe. But the Ukrainian government, the skinheads of the column and other compulsive horses I don’t like,» — wrote Prilepin in Facebook.

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