>> The rubble remains of a cafe in Ukraine that's fueled tensions between Moscow and Kiev. This is where on Friday, a blast tore through the building, killing the leader of Russian backed separatist in the Donetsk region of Eastern Ukraine. Russia has accused Ukraine of assinating Alexander Zakharchenko in a supposed attempt to spark a new war Kiev said it had nothing to do with the blast and instead blamed separatist in fighting.
Sakachinko lead the self proclaimed Donetsk's Peoples Republic from 2014. Since, Russia backed Rebels through a few Ukranian central ruled in an armed uprising. A shaky internationally broken ceasefire has held off large scale fighting since 2015. But outbreaks of shooting are still frequent. In a statement of condolences by the Kremlin, Putin praised Sakachenko as a true popular leader and a patriot.
The Russian president also called the attack a quote, dastardly crime aimed at destabilizing the region.