SBU decided to interview the owner of “the Mechanic Pogodin”

SBU decided to interview the owner of “the Mechanic Pogodin”

MOSCOW, 26 Aug — RIA Novosti. The security service of Ukraine questioned on 28-29 August the owner of the detained in Kherson Russian tanker “Mekhanik Pogodin”, it said in a statement, the shipowner LLC “V. F. Tanker”.


“The twenty-third of August the representatives of the company “V. F. Tanker” was invited to the office of the security Service of Ukraine in Kherson under the pretext of discussing legal issues”, — stated in the message.

However, as noted, instead, the SBU handed over to the representative of the management company two documents in a foreign language, which said that he is a witness on the “universal” criminal case.

Representatives of the “V. F. Tanker” stressed that the Ukrainian intelligence services remain reluctant to discuss the legal framework for the detention of the tanker “Mekhanik Pogodin”, and the criminal case referred to, was instituted in 2014, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s office.