In occupied Mykhailivka, "chief of police" found dead

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KATERYNA TYSHCHENKOSATURDAY, 27 AUGUST 2022, 20:33

MYKHAILIVKA, ZAPORIZHZHIA OBLAST

A collaborator who called himself the "chief of police" was found dead in temporarily occupied Mykhailivka, Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

Source: Ukrinform, citing the Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration

Quote from the Oblast Military Administration: "We confirm the information that Andrii Ryzhkov, who called himself the chief of the police of occupied Mykhailivka, was found hanged in Mykhailivka."

Details: According to Ukrinform, Ryzhkov was once a Ukrainian border guard.

After his retirement, he founded a public organisation with the patriotic name "border guards of the Mykhailivka region". He appealed to the invaders and offered himself as the "chief of police".

Background:

  • On 24 August, in the temporarily occupied village of Mykhailivka in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, the Russian puppet leader Ivan Sushko was killed in a car explosion.

  • On 26 August, an explosion occurred in occupied Berdiansk, Zaporizhia Oblast, and the so-called "Deputy chief of the traffic police" of the city, Olexander Kolesnikov, died from shrapnel wounds.

  • On 23 August, it became known that in Kherson Oblast, a collaborator who held the position of "deputy" of the so-called "head of the department of internal policy" Ihor Telehin, was blown up but he survived.

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