Yatsenyuk ten minutes detained in Switzerland at the request of Russia
Former Prime Minister of Ukraine and head of the party “national front” Arseniy Yatsenyuk detained for check of documents militiamen at the airport of Geneva.
As reported in the Facebook press Secretary of the popular front Olga Lappo, this happened allegedly at the request of Russia over accusations of involvement in the fighting in Chechnya.
“Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who arrived in Geneva with the youngest daughter, was stopped at passport control at Russia’s request — already known to all the absurd accusations of involvement in the fighting in Chechnya. In ten minutes everything was out and missed. Notice that a similar procedure is possible in the flight,” wrote Lappo.
We will remind, the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin said the number of Ukrainian leaders, who in Russia are accused of involvement in crimes against members of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and internal troops of the interior Ministry in the counter-terrorist operation in Chechnya in 1994-1995.
The investigation found that against Russian soldiers fought and Yatsenyuk. March 27, 2017, a court in Yessentuki in absentia arrested Yatsenyuk on charges of banditry. On 21 February, he was declared internationally wanted. Yatsenyuk has rejected the charges and said he believes the decision “attempt to discredit”.
Yatsenyuk headed the government of Ukraine from 27 February 2014 to 14 April 2016.