In the Russian Federation, they reacted to the arrest of the People’s Deputy from the Opposition Platform for Life Viktor Medvedchuk with a threat.
commented detention People’s Deputy Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. According to him, they want to first knock out evidence from Medvedchuk, then judge and give a term, and then exchange him for captured Ukrainians. In his Telegram post, he did not choose too many expressions:
“These figures should carefully look around and firmly lock the doors at night, so as not to be among the exchanged persons themselves.”
Meanwhile in the president’s office considerthat the MP will be safer in prison than outside in Russia. In his nightly address, the President of Ukraine called the deputy a “cosmonaut” and offered to exchange him for Ukrainian prisoners.
Recall that yesterday the SBU reported that during a special operation, MP Viktor Medvedchuk, who had previously escaped from house arrest, was detained. Details were promised later. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that the people’s deputy from the Opposition Platform for Life and the godfather of the Russian president detained when trying to leave the country. At the same time, he tried to impersonate a Ukrainian military man, dressed in the appropriate uniform.