On Saturday, February 3, the “head of the LPR” Leonid Pasechnik accused the Ukrainian Armed Forces of shelling a bakery in temporarily captured Lisichansk. The strike allegedly killed 28 “civilians.” At the same time, Russian media report that during the attack the “Minister of Emergency Situations” of the so-called “People’s Republic” was eliminated.
Russian propaganda agencies TASS and RIA Novosti stated that as a result of the attack on a bakery in Lisichansk there was “Minister of Emergency Situations of the LPR” Alexey Poteleschenko was liquidated.
It is known that in the building in which there was the Adriatic cafe and bakery, local “officials” and security forces gathered for the celebration, NBN reports.
Later, information about the liquidation of the “Minister of Emergency Situations of the LPR” was confirmed in his Telegram channel by the Kremlin’s protege in the occupied Lugansk region, Leonid Pasechnik.
Poteleshchenko was born in the Odessa region and received higher education in Kharkov. Until 2014, he worked in senior positions in the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, in particular in the Lugansk region.
After the invasion of Russian troops in the Donbass, Poteleschenko went over to the side of the militants. From 2014 to 2016, he served in the ranks of the “people's militia of the LPR”; later the occupiers appointed him “first deputy minister of the LPR Ministry of Taxes and Taxes.”
Until September 2022, the collaborator headed the training center of the “Training and Methodological Center of the LPR Ministry of Taxes”. , in September last year, a traitor to Ukraine became the “Minister of Emergency Situations.”
Recall that the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Bryansk struck a group of FSB officers.