Igor Girkin reported “seriously injured”


War in the Donbas

Igor “Strelkov” Girkin is seriously wounded. This is what was reported by the separatist media outlet, Novoros Inform. The short briefing cites a source in the leadership of the New Russia (‘Novorossiya’) separatist group.

“Igor Strelkov was seriously wounded. This is what was reported by a source in the leadership of New Russia. The condition of the Minister of Defence of the [Donetsk Republic] DNR- severe,” – the report says.

Self-declared Deputy Prime Minister of the Donetsk Republic, Andrei Purgin, could not directly confirm the report, but did admit that Girkin had recently been in an area of intense combat.

“I do not have accurate information. But most likely it’s true. According to my information, he was not in Donetsk, and near Shakhtarsk, Torez and Snizhne. In this area is very intense fighting,” he told Russian state media ITAR-TASS.

Denis Pushilin, who served as the ‘Prime Minister’ of the DPR before resigning and returning to Moscow, issued a video address confirming the news.

Separate DPR representatives, Vladislav Brig and Sergei Kavtaradze, issued identical statements calling the report “nonsense” in a talks with the Russian media outlets RIA Novosti and ITAR-TASS, respectively, which both labelled as an attempt at deliberate disinformation. The press office of the DPR would not confirm either. Former Ukrainian MP Oleg Tsarov also weighed in, saying he was not injured, though this was prior to the statements of Purgin and Pushilin.

This story will be updated as information develops.

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  1. Avatar Fred Hernandez says:

    maybe its an excuse and he is running like the Cossacks?

    1. Avatar steve34609 says:

      I thought the same thing…run,rat,run!

    2. Avatar True_finn says:

      ..hopefully he will not die, but will be captured. I think world want know if he did not shoot down AN-25 military-cargoplane at 17th July… just want know…

    3. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

      Igor will shoot Arseniy to head. looking forward to see it. And then he will shoot the pig Poroshenko. 😉

      1. Avatar LorCanada says:

        A foolish fanatic spouts again. You sound like a jihadist who lives by violence.

        1. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

          You sound like total fool. Are you watching only Ukr. media? or sold US media? Think, people on Donabss wanted just mor authonomy, less depend on central government and what the nazi governmant sent them? Tanks a and nazis Right sector. Donbass people are victims of Nazis from Kyiv. They jsut protect their lives and homes. Ukr. army shoot the civilists. They should be judged in Haag.

          1. Avatar LorCanada says:

            You are very foolish indeed. If you want to see Nazis just check out Russia which has thousands of NEO NAZIS. I saw a video of the MAY DAY 2014 PARADE in MOSCOW where the NEO NAZIS marched along in full view. For your information the Nazi members only won 1% of the vote in the May 25 Ukraine election. President Poroshenko won 54%, so you can see for yourself how you are lying.

            Also see this from Donbass:
            Resident of Donetsk to the separatist leader Gubaryov (a Nazi of the “Russian National Unity”):

            Mr. Gubaryov, allow me a question. I’m real Donezkerin, lived here 60 years. Maybe now I can not live here anymore after this question … I want to ask you a question: With whom I have spoken, relatives, neighbors, nobody has insulted us. I spoke Russian here your whole life. Nobody ever followed, I worked … Do you understand? I do not see this “fascists”, “Bandera-trailer”, “nationalists”. Where are they? Show me one who has suffered here in peacetime under “Bandera supporters” or the “rights industry”! To whom will you please defend us? Our main concern here is poverty, you shall defend us from poverty, not before “fascists”! ”

  2. Avatar steve34609 says:

    NEVER believe anything the enemy tells you.Never.

    1. Avatar Mat says:

      in this case, they’ve said both yes and no

    2. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

      Right, the Maidan fuckers lie, don’t believe them!!!

      1. Avatar LorCanada says:

        Honza = Fanaticism at its worst.

        1. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

          Ok fool, think it. 😉

          1. Avatar Milton Devonair says:

            ruski, you seem like a russian, so you’re probably very ignorant of how humans are. I’ll help you out, we humans get all sorts of information other than from one, putin and cronies owned media.
            So try to use more than one word “nazis” every other word when speaking with us humans or we’ll just laugh at you, thanking god we aren’t in the corrupt, criminal cesspool called ‘russia’.

            There, now vlady, you can try it in tomorrows posts.
            What time is it in moscow anyway? Or did someone steal the time there too…..

  3. Avatar RedGA says:

    I still say one of those Ukrainian oligarchs needs to offer a few million dollar bounty for this man. Captured alive. Watch him squirm and not know who to trust. Offer bounties on all of these guys. Just start laying out all sorts of stories along these lines to break down the trust and ramp up the paranoia of this group.

  4. Avatar Dagmar Schatz says:

    Still unconfirmed reports say he suffered four (!) bullets in the head. Consider how this could happen, if it is true. And if it is true he is doomed to die or will survive severely handicapped.

    1. Avatar LorCanada says:

      Dagmar, that could be true but to me it rather sounds like a coverup. If he supposedly dies he can start a new life under an assumed name and be free. I suppose the best way to know is to see the proof of his condition and/or his demise.

      1. Avatar Dagmar Schatz says:


      2. Avatar Dagmar Schatz says:

        If not: I don’t think that “four bullets in the head” – as reported – is a war injury…

        1. Avatar Milton Devonair says:

          In the old days of russia when someone fell out of favor of the dictator of that era, they’d disappear and their face would be removed from pictures. That’s probably how the russians got so good at faking pictures for their propaganda.

        2. Avatar Donald Casavant says:

          He must have a very hard head or it is a completely empty head!! Of course it is a war injury! When you lose a war that Putlier is financing you get these types of “war injuries!”

  5. Avatar Milton Devonair says:

    Why are all these diseased, plague bearing vermin always going home to moscow?

    Hopefully humans can keep giving these cockroaches lead poisoning.

  6. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

    I hope all the pigs from Kyiv will die, Yatsenyuk, Klitschko, Tyahnybok, and the king of the pigs Poroshenko. Fuck them. Burn in hell fuckers, for all the evel they did to brave Donbass people.

    1. Avatar LorCanada says:

      To: Honza — Who are you and why are you so filled with hatred? What kind of a stupid fanatic are you anyways posting such venom and behaving like a jihadist? Idiot.

      1. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

        Nice to meet you idiot, my name is Honza Ondarza.
        I’m everage Czech man, who see the war Nazis against Donbass from outside. And you are blind to don’t see it. Ukrainian army still goes forward, if it was true, the should be now on Moscow. Think, just think. They LIE to you.

        1. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

          It’s a compliment from somebody like you, fucker 😀

        2. Avatar caap02 says:

          I see a very thinly veiled Russian invasion of the Donbass, which the Ukrainian armed forces are valiantly resisting.

          1. Avatar Milton Devonair says:

            If vlady the invader does invade eastern Ukraine, that will be a very big thing…and could lead to a wider war as that region has memories of soviet russian invasions, plundering and occupations of their countries.
            Probably restart the balkan war on the other end of that area, and with NATO in that area, could increase the threat of war into a very very big one.

            I don’t think putin is ignorant enough to do that and he’s got a very good empire going now, so he’s be stupid to lose his present kingdom.
            But dictators are very ignorant people as they kill off anyone around them that tells them what they don’t want to hear….

        3. Avatar Milton Devonair says:

          Wow, if you’re an average czech, then why in heck did the russian pigs invade and keep that country? Did you guys beg them to take you in and let you sleep in their barns and clean their dachas or something?

          Or maybe the ‘average czech’ is the only person that can make a russian look smart? Nah, I think a whole lot of czechs are a whole lot smarter than you. You just want to be a russian so bad, you can only do it on the internet.

          But seeing as I’m nice, drink a liter of vodka, break into your neighbors flat and steal her food, vandalize their home, then pass out halfway out the door.

          Then when the police come to see what happen, slightly sober up, try to punch the police officers as you then blame the “nazis” that made you break into their house by them moving next to you…and having things to steal.
          Then pass out again, falling flat on your face in your vomit.
          There, you then could be a russian.

          1. Avatar Murf says:

            Damn Milt, that’s Hilarious.
            Sounds like my first semester in collage. Good times, good times

    2. Avatar Kruton says:

      You sound upset,take a pill and lie down.

    3. Avatar Donald Casavant says:

      Get a better spell checker!

  7. Avatar Jacks Channel says:

    http://en.itar-tass.com/world/744833 ITARR-TASS says that he was wounded and is bad shape.

    1. Avatar LorCanada says:

      Let’s hope he recovers in time to be tried for war crimes.

      1. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

        Right, if you talked about Arseniy Yatsenyuk. He needs to be judged in Haag with the guy Poroshenko… 🙂

      2. Avatar Donald Casavant says:

        Why waste the time and money on a war crimes trial? I do not think that anyone on this side of the Ukrainian-Russian border would be disappointed if he just got one high caliber round behind his left ear.

  8. Avatar Honza Ondarza says:

    Btw. Ukrainians, how’re you ready for the winter? Have you enough wood for some camp fires? Because the winter is long and I think, you’re out of a gas 😀 😀 😀

  9. Avatar Murf says:

    I have a feeling that ol’ Igor is wishing that when they asked him to “Go down to Donebas and help us out a little, It should only take a few weeks” he had said no thanks.
    I wonder if he will be shoot three times in the head and jump off a three story build in what Russian anchorites will say was an apparent suicide.