Ukraine: Russia-Appointed Official In Zaporizhzhya Region Killed In Car Bombing

The Moscow-appointed mayor of the Russia-occupied Ukrainian town of Mykhaylivka, Ivan Sushko, has been killed by a car bomb.

A representative of Russia-imposed authorities in parts of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya region, Volodymyr Rogov, wrote on Telegram on August 24 that Sushko died in hospital after a bomb “intentionally placed under the seat of his vehicle” exploded.

Since Russia began installing officials in areas it has taken control of since launching its unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, several have come under attack.

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Source: RFE/RL