The head of the Donetsk People’s Republic received a serious wound in the explosion at the café “Separ” in Pushkin Street in Donetsk. The wounds were fatal, writes a number of Telegram channels. He died of his injuries in the hospital, where he was taken after the explosion.

In addition, it became known that during the explosion, deputy chairman of the DPR Council of Ministers, Alexander Timofeev, was also wounded.

Alexander Zakharchenko, 42, headed Donetsk People’s Republic from November 4, 2014, survived several assassinations, was awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of the DPR, two St. George crosses, the Order of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker of the 1st and 2nd degrees, the Order “For Fidelity to Debt”.