Alexandr Zakharchenko's assassination was committed with the assistance of Western intelligence services, said the acting head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin during a press scrum in Donetsk on Saturday.

Pushilin went on to say that the DPR intelligence's analysis of the remnants of the explosive device revealed "high technologies that were not previously used by the SBU [Security Service of Ukraine]."

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RT 26 Jan 2020 12:00 CET