Journalists have found new evidence of the involvement of militants “Gloomy” to the Downing of MH17

A veteran of the war in Afghanistan and the leader of Zaporozhye self defense Sergey Tiunov learned of his colleague in “Gloomy” – the former Russian officer Sergei Dubinsky, the suspect in the transportation “Buck”from which the plane was shot down flight MH17 in July 2014.

This writes the “Novaya Gazeta”.

In an interview with Russian newspaper Tiunov said that along with Dubinsky in the late 1980-ies, he served in the reconnaissance company of the 181st regiment in Afghanistan. However, the friendship between them began in 2010, when it created an online forum for veterans of war. A year later they met in the village of Velyka novosilka in Donetsk region.

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Sergei Tiunov (background middle) and Sergey Dubinsky (left machine).

The stories Tiunova, Sergey Dubinsky settled in the Donbass in 2004 after his dismissal from the Russian army and after service in the Chechen Republic, whence he returned with the rank of Colonel. The last time Tiunov was visiting Dubinsky in April 2014, and already then it became clear that they are on opposite sides of the barricades.

The leader of Zaporozhye self says Dubinsky went to fight for the militants “DNR” in may 2014. It happened after his settlement “hard-won”, a group of Ukrainian volunteers, after the RAID in search of supporters “Russian spring”. “Demi Lovato was not happy with the recent events, and now this. The last straw, as they say,” says Tiunov.

Talk about “Boeing”

According to Sergei Tiunova, after the Ilovaisk tragedy due to familiarity with Dubinsky he managed to rescue from captivity some tens Ukrainian military. During one of these exemptions in October 2014 between the former colleagues had a conversation, which surfaced the topic of the downed “Boeing”.

“Tiunov and Dubinsky stepped aside to talk. “You see how life has been, Sergei, said “Dull.” — In Afghanistan we’re on the same side fought, and are fighting against each other. Can not understand why you are for the junta.”

— In response, I could not resist: but a passenger plane by a bandit hit you! recalls Tiunov. I saw the face as it moved, he took very personally. Said, “You don’t think I did it [himself]?” And then pointed upstairs: “It’s made ugly from Moscow!”.

— He had such a conversation uncomfortable because he had to justify himself. After all he is a military man, not a thug, continues Tiunov. — [It was clear to me]: he realized that he was implicated and partially responsible for the deaths of civilians. So he quickly turned the conversation, saying, get out, and now will detect and will cover mortars and you and me.”

The next time the exchange of prisoners took place in November 2014. During the exchange between Tiunova and Dubinsky again there was a conversation about the Malaysian “Boeing”.

— I dryly said, “Serge, we in the “DNR” to the collapse are irrelevant. “Boeing” knocked Ukrainian pilot SU,” recalls Tiunov. — I just realized that by this time they had already developed a legend. Because [“Gloomy”] is no longer expressed no resentment, emotions… since we last met.

Sergei Tiunov does not believe that Dubinsky is the main culprit of the tragedy of flight MH17. In his opinion, he is the key witness but not a murderer. Tiunov believes that Dubinsky has not pressed the button “Beech”, but only coordinated by the movement”.

“He fought [in the Donbass] as a soldier. Yes, probably, in the [criminal] of the its leadership team. But I’m 100% sure that if he knew it [flies] a civilian plane, and if his power was the rocket, he would never have gone to destruction of civilians. The more I heard from him personally: “This is Moscow *** did!”… And the fact that now make the biggest culprit, I will never agree,” – said the leader of Zaporozhye self.

The journalist of “Novaya Gazeta” asked Tiunova, if he recognizes the voice of his colleague on the SBU published records of conversations of fighters immediately after the fall of the “Boeing”.

“We say so: person, who in the records [of telephone conversations, submitted] SBU signed as a Thriller “Dull”, very much [voice] similar to Dubinsky. I admit that it was he,” said Tiunov.

Dubinsky lives in Rostov

After a conversation with the Zaporozhye activist journalist “the New newspaper” went to a closed military village of Stepnoye in the suburbs of Rostov. There lives Sergey Dubinsky. At the entrance to the gated community — the gate and the box with time, the entrance only upon presentation of a pass.

The journalist called repeatedly to Dubinsky, but no one was picking up. Then “Frowns” he called back. He said that it was not in Rostov, and promised to meet with a reporter in a week. However, after that the phone did not take. The journalist managed to contact Dubinski only three weeks. On the question of whether or not his voice on the records of the SBU, “Gloomy” left unanswered.