Published a video of the explosion in which Alexander Zakharchenko died
Photo: Donetsk News Agency
The program "News of the Week" on the TV channel "Russia 1" showed a video of the explosion in Donetsk, which killed the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko, his security guard Vyacheslav Dotsenko and another 12 people were injured.
The explosives were laid behind the ceiling of the vestibule. Its power is one and a half kilograms of TNT. Nothing remained from the vestibule itself. On the floor - traces of metal canister - she was stuffed with explosives.
It is still unclear who and how laid the explosive device. The second mirror pavilion cafe "Separatist". Here the vestibule is completely preserved. To lay the explosives behind the ceiling, it was necessary to remove the entire structure, and without a stepladder or ladder it was impossible to do so. Accordingly, the explosives were connected to the wiring of lamps. That is, they prepared for the assassination of the head of the republic long and carefully.
The explosive device was activated at the very moment when the head of the DPR was under it. Alexander Zakharchenko and his security guard Vyacheslav Dotsenko, who was next, also died.
“A person with the growth of Zakharchenko, in order to overcome this vestibule from the outer door to the outer door, needed 2-3 seconds,” Alexander Hemp noted. For decision making it is very small. It was necessary to have time to see the person. So, the tuple was watched. Or there were several cameras. If at all the saboteurs did not connect to the restaurant's monitoring system. But if the special services have not yet revealed the footage of the explosive device itself, the special services have not yet disclosed.