As a result of a fight in the Avdiivka industrial zone the DNR battalion commander with the call sign Grek was killed, reports Interfax referring to the so-called Ministry of Defence of DNR.
"Today the DNR battalion commander with the call sign Grek was killed", said the representative of the Ministry of Defense of DNR to journalists.
On the death of one of the militants' leaders on his Facebook page informed journalist Yuri Butusov.
"A group of Russian mercenaries led by the commander of the 1st Battalion of the 100th DNR Brigade Ivan Balakay (Grek) was destroyed - information confirmed by the opponent, large losses in this area were recognized by curator of the 100th Brigade and well-known traitor, Secretary of the NSDC DNR Alexander Khodakovskiy, Butusov wrote.
There are no militants' statements about the death of Grek on the inofmation resources.