Pro-Russian politician and close ally of Vladimir Putin, Victor Medvedev, was reportedly arrested on Tuesday. This information was provided by the Security Services of Ukraine and confirmed by the President on social networks Ukraine,Volodymyr Zhelensky.
Medvedev’s party – the opposition’s platform for life – held about 10% of parliamentary seats, one of 11 that was suspended by the Ukrainian president in order to maintain relations with Russia. The now-captured leader, incidentally, maintains friendship with his daughter’s godfather Putin. Medvedev was also one of the names mentioned at a Russian-administered event to establish a puppet government in Ukraine.
“You can be a pro-Russian politician and work for the occupying state for many years. You can hide from justice and wear a Ukrainian uniform to cover yourself. But will it save him from punishment? No! Handcuffs are waiting for you, and this applies to all traitors in Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky confirmed the capture through a post on social media. “This special operation was carried out successfully thanks to the security services of Ukraine. good job! More details later. “Glory to Ukraine,” he wrote. Medvetsuk by arrested Ukrainian soldiers.
Through Twitter, the Security Service of Ukraine reported Medvetsuk He was wearing a “disguise” Ukrainian military uniform.
He has been missing since the start of the invasion of the country by Russian forces, after fleeing his home in Kiev, where he has been under house arrest since May last year on treason charges. At the time, his lawyer, who denied that the client had fled, explained that he had gone elsewhere to protect himself from threats from Ukrainian nationalists.
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