Givaga died 22 February 2016


The court of appeal sentenced the resident of Lugansk region to life imprisonment for the murder of the mayor of Starobelsk Lugansk region Vladimir Rivage. Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office of Luhansk region.

22 February 2016 the mayor of Starobelsk Vladimir Jivago shot. In the evening, he found the guard in the courtyard of the Executive Committee. He died in the ambulance from the received gunshot wounds to the head and neck.

27 February 2017 Natspolitsiya reported that the crime is solved, the arrested suspect said that he committed the murder from mercenary promptings.

April 18 in the Luhansk oblast police arrested another suspect in the murder of the mayor.

The investigation established that two inhabitants of the Luhansk region was shot Zhivago, fulfilling the order for the murder.

“The principled position of the Prosecutor of the Lugansk region court of appeal reversed the decision and starobelsky district court partially granted the appeal of the Prosecutor, adopting the new sentence, which one of the assassins of the mayor are now sentenced to the most severe punishment – life imprisonment”, – is spoken in the message of Prosecutor’s office.

The verdict against the second party to the murder, the court upheld a 15 – year imprisonment.

Criminal proceedings against the organizer of this custom-made murder is allocated in separate manufacture, and he wanted, added the Prosecutor.