Platoon commander of a militant unit of the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR"), Alexander Novikov, aka "Tolstiy," has been killed in Donbas.

"Novikov Alexander Alexandrovich, aka 'Tolstiy,' (born in Donetsk, 07/01/81) became 'Cargo 200' 04/04/18," blogger Necro Mancer wrote on Twitter.

The death of the militant is proved by condolences expressed to his relatives in social networks.

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'DPR' platoon commander killed in Donbas (Photo)

The terrorist's information was in Ukraine's Myrotvorets (Peacekeeper) Center database, which lists individuals who pose a threat to the country's security.

'DPR' platoon commander killed in Donbas (Photo)