Medvedchuk, a Ukrainian politician extraordinarily near Vladimir Putin (godfather to his youngsters), escaped home arrest and had been in hiding since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Zelensky, who had him arrested initially, made the seize announcement on Telegram.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday introduced the obvious seize of Viktor Medvedchuk, a pro-Kremlin politician who was residing in Ukraine.
Medvedchuk had been underneath home arrest on treason prices since final 12 months, however allegedly escaped shortly after Russia launched its invasion in late February. His attorneys have denied wrongdoing.
“A special operation was carried out thanks to the SBU,” Zelenskyy wrote in Russian on his verified account on the social media platform Telegram, referencing Ukraine’s Security Service.
“Well done! Details later. Glory to Ukraine!” Zelenskyy stated.
Above that caption, Zelenskyy posted a photograph displaying a matted Medvedchuk seated by a radiator along with his arms clasped in handcuffs.
Medvedchuk, the chief of a pro-Russian opposition social gathering in Ukraine and a staunch opponent of Kyiv’s appeals to affix NATO, has extraordinarily shut ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who’s godfather to Medvedchuk’s daughter.
Apparently, Ukraine has their very own Special Operations, one in all which is capturing traitors.