Separatist Commander 'Givi' Killed In Eastern Ukraine
Russia-backed separatists say one of their commanders in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine has been assassinated. Mikhail Tolstykh was better known by his nom de guerre, Givi. In Current Time TV's documentary about the brutal battle for Donetsk airport, he explained how he came to join the separatist forces. In 2016, Givi was charged in Ukraine with crimes including the creation of a terrorist organization, abduction, and abuse of prisoners of war.