The Ministry of defence DND told that they never heard about the possibility of departure from the Republic the commander of the battalion "Somalia" Mikhail Tolstoy, known by the Callsign " Givi ", as stated before in the Union of paratroopers of Transnistria.
"I have it from time to time see It here on the spot. 1st time hear about it (about leaving) ", - transmits television channel "Star" the words of the Deputy corps commander defense Ministry of the Republic Eduard Basurin. Before the head of the Union of paratroopers of Transnistria Valery Grata said that the commander of the battalion of militia DND "Somalia" Mikhail Tolstoy is preparing to leave the country. Remember, Givi promised to avenge the loss of life of colleague and friend – Arsen Pavlov. He also said he does not fear for his life, despite the dangers of the Ukrainian radicals. On the evening of 16 October, it was announced about the death in Donetsk as a result of the bombing of the commander of the militia DND Arsene Pavlov, better known under the Callsign " Motorola ". Together with him died his subordinate. Later in the Internet appeared the frames from the murder scene. 19 Oct Motorola buried in the DNI. In the farewell ceremony was attended by over 50 thousand People.