The Interior Ministry has put on the wanted list Alexey Poltavets, an acquaintance of the Network case, who in 2020 told Meduza about his involvement in the murder of Penza residents Yekaterina Levchenko and Artem Dorofeev. Card published in the base of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
In the column “Grounds for the search” it is written that Poltavets is “wanted under the article of the Criminal Code.”
In an interview with Meduza, Poltavets said that Yekaterina Levchenko was stabbed to death by Maxim Ivankin, and then he himself shot Artyom Dorofeev in the face with a Saiga carbine and cut his carotid artery.
Later the girl of Poltavets Victoria Frolova reportedthat he told her that he single-handedly killed the residents of Penza Yekaterina Levchenko and Artem Dorofeev.
Dorofeev and Levchenko disappeared in 2017. Eight months later, Dorofeev’s body was found in a forest in the Ryazan region.