Founder of DPR Borodai says that Ukrainian oligarch Akhmetov financed the separatist leader Khodakovsky in the spring of 2014
One of the founders of the DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) and Russian FSB (Federal Security Service) member Alexander Boroday, who supervised separatists at the initial stage of the conflict inn eastern Ukraine, discussed in an interview how Akhmetov had sponsored fighters from Alexander Khodakovsky’s Vostok battalion, journalist Denys Kazansky writes.
“Khodakovsky was financed by Akhmetov. Once, he tried to bring me a suitcase with 0.5 million dollars. In front of witnesses. I returned this suitcase to Khodakovsky, and he allegedly spent it on financing the Vostok battalion. I admit I had considered him a temporary ally. I understood that Khodakovsky was …read more