Representative of the "Prosecutor General" of the "LPR" Sergei Rakhno announced, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax.
"The investigation established a preliminary list of persons who have agreed on the scenario of a military coup d'etat in the course of numerous meetings in 2014-2016," Rakhno said.
One of the "people's militia leaders" of the "LPR" Kiselev was detained during the investigation. He also named other persons involved in the coup.
"Thus, the adviser to the "LPR" head Tsypkalov was detained during the investigation. We planned to interrogate the suspect today," Rakhno added.
Rakhno has also suggested that Tsypkalov "realized the depth of his criminal acts" and was aware that the information about the coup constitutes a danger to his life. According to Rakhno, Tsypkalov feared that he would be killed by the coup organizers and hanged himself.
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