Ukrainian Paramilitary Leader Assassinated, Moscow to Blame?

Over the past several hours rumors [uk] have spread [ru] through [ru] the Russian Internet claiming that Alexander Muzychko, second-in-command to Ukraine's ultra-nationalist “Right Sector” leader Dmytro Yarosh, was gunned down near the Western Ukrainian city of Rivno. Muzychko had earlier posted a YouTube video [ru] claiming he had information that he was going to be eliminated by Ukrainian security forces. If his death, yet unconfirmed, is true, it will be unclear who to blame — too many people have reasons to take him out of the picture. A Chechen blogger, Zulikhan Magomadova [ru], writing in Russian, blamed the Kremlin for the assassination, with the motive of fomenting civil war in Ukraine. Muzychko fought along side Chechen separatists during the first Chechen war. Magomadova ended with “Sleep well, our dear brother-in-arms. We will avenge you.”


  • MissStef

    How is this a bad thing? If Russia did it, good!

  • Edmund burke326

    I can’t think of one civil war that Russia instigated however there are plenty of examples of American interventions starting them. The CIA and the Ukrainian secret service are more than likely working together considering the leaks of information in the US and now Ukraine. Obama has firmly staked his credentials on this coup and it’s easy for those that hate him in America to try to embarrass him. It was the Chechen Tsarnaev brothers that killed Americans, why would the US want anything to do with Muzychko.

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