In occupied Melitopol, a car exploded on Bogdan Khmelnitsky Street, the Telegram channel of the Russian “administration” of the city reports . The explosion injured Maxim Zubarev, who until recently headed the Russian "administration" of the Akimovsky rural settlement. He is in critical condition.
In mid-November, the Ukrainian media reported on the death of Zubarev in a car explosion. Later, however, it turned out that he was alive.
The village of Akimovka, Melitopol district, was occupied by Russian forces in March 2022. In May, Zubarev was appointed head of the Russian "military-civilian administration" of the settlement. Soon after his appointment, he created a Cossack squad in Akimovka.