President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that he was not concerned about the death of military commander Vladlen Tatarsky (real name Maxim Fomin). He told reporters about this on Monday, April 3, during a trip to the Chernihiv region.
“I do not think about what is happening in St. Petersburg or in Moscow. Russia should think about it. I think about our country,» Zelensky was quoted as saying by Ukrinform.
Earlier on the same day, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) called the incident a terrorist attack, and also stated that the Ukrainian special services and the FBK (included in the register of NPO-foreign agents and recognized as an extremist organization whose activities are banned in Russia) may be related to it. The Kremlin, in turn, emphasized that Russia once again faced the manifestation of the Kyiv regime.
Vladlen Tatarsky died on the evening of April 2 in an explosion in a cafe in St. Petersburg at a creative meeting. The explosive device was hidden in a figurine, which was brought as a gift to the military commander by one of the visitors. The object detonated in the hands of a man, he died on the spot, another 32 people were injured.
On the morning of April 3, law enforcement officers detained the suspect. She turned out to be Daria Trepova. She admitted that she brought the figurine to the meeting. The Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee (IC) of Russia for St. Petersburg opened a criminal case under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Murder”.