Kremlin-backed militants murder Lithuanian honorary consul
Mykola Zelenets, Honorary Lithuanian Consul in Luhansk has been murdered after being abducted by militants. The information came from Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Twitter who expressed deep sorrow that Mykola Zelenets had been “kidnapped and brutally killed by terrorists there”. The information has been confirmed by Ukraine’s Interior Ministry.
Informator.lg.ua reports that Mykola Zelenets was a Ukrainian businessman from Luhansk who specialized in producing fire-fighting equipment. He represented Lithuanian in the Luhansk oblast.