“SBU denied information about the connection of the Ukrainian special forces with the representatives of the Islamic State that was spread by the Russian FSB. SBU Spokesperson Olena Hytlyanska called tis statement another fake,” the message says.
Earlier, the Russian FSB claimed that it detained a member of the terrorist organization “Islamic State” (ISIS) that prepared the assassination of one of the “commanders of the Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) on the assignment of the SBU.
At the territory of Smolensk Oblast, the Russian FSB detained Medzhid Magamedov of 1988-year-of-birth who is a member of the terrorist organization “Islamic State”.
Reportedly, on August 31, as a result of the explosion in the restaurant in the downtown of Donetsk, head of so-called “DNR” Aleksandr Zakharchenko died. The Russian mass media reported that Oleksandr Timofeyev, so-called "minister of revenue and duties" of so-called "DNR" has also died. The so-called “law enforcers” of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic stated that they detained “Ukrainian saboteurs” who are presumably involved in the assassination of Zakharchenko. Although, SBU hasn’t approved the information.
ORDO, Separate district of Donetsk region, suspects one of the guards of Zakharchenko in his death. At the same time, the Russian MFA accused "Kyiv regime" in the death of Zakharchenko. It was reported on the closure of all crossing checkpoints along the Inter-Entity Boundary Line because of the incident. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences over the murder of Zakharchenko.