The detainee in the Crimea the commander of the DNI Vadim Pogodin should not be subject to extradition to Ukraine. So says the Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Dmitry Belik, reports RIA Novosti.
“Give the countryman because he was defending his homeland, is unacceptable, especially in light of today’s relations with Ukraine,” said Belik.
According to the MP, he wrote an open letter to the head of the MIA of Russia Vladimir Kolokoltsev and asked to understand the situation.
Earlier Facebook user John Semenov announced the arrest in Crimea, Pogodin, who in 2014 was in command of a battalion of militia “Kerch” and, upon request, Ukraine was in the international wanted list of Interpol.
“In Yalta, Republic of Crimea, on 20 June 2017 at the request of Ukraine to Interpol, Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation is detained, and the legendary commander of the Battalion “Kerch”, MO DNR, Vadim V. Pogodin, call sign “Kerch”. Vadim W… citizenship of the Russian Federation has not received and, to date, is a citizen of Ukraine. What member of the “Russian Spring” is detained for extradition to Ukraine, in the Crimea it is extremely symbolic. This case Vadim is a political and discreditied the whole “Russian Spring” and the struggle for the protection of Russian”, – he wrote.
Semenov and his colleagues said that Ukraine falsificare case against fighters of DNR and LNR, turning into a criminal. Then Kiev demands their extradition from Russia through Interpol.
According to some, the situation with Vadim Pogodin and unique approach of Kiev to the request to Interpol already interested in the Russian Federal security forces.