An intelligence commander of the 5th Oplot separate motorized rifle brigade of the 1st Army Corps of the [Russian] occupiers, Yevgeny Novikov aka 'Skif' has been eliminated by the Joint Forces in Donbas.
"A separatist intelligence chief has died under strange circumstances. We are working on...," the 137th Separate Marine Corps Battalion wrote on Facebook.
Terrorist media also reported about his death. It is noted the man was a native of a mining village near the town of Makiyivka and fought for the terrorists from the first days of the war.