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The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine is concerned over the detention of the Ukrainian military in Italy

  • The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine is concerned over the detention of the Ukrainian military in Italy

Kyiv: The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine expressed concern about the arrest of the deputy commander of the platoon of the first operational battalion of the Kulchytsky National University Vitaly Markiv.

"According to the French journalist about the circumstances of the death in 2014 in the ATO zone of Italian and Russian journalists, the Pavia Prosecutor's Office (Lombardy region) started criminal proceedings. As part of this production, the French journalist pointed out that the death of Andrea Roquelle and Andrei Mironov was the result of the use of weapons by the unit of the NSU, in which the detainee Vitaly Markov was serving. In addition, as part of the evidence, the French journalist provided a video, "the ministry said.

However, the Ministry of Internal Affairs is convinced that according to the Ukrainian investigation, the death of journalists occurred as a result of shelling by militants.

Vitaly Markiv was detained in Italy on June 30. He was informed about his detention in the Prosecutor General's Office, for the first time calling the name of the detainee. Also, the National Guard of Ukraine expressed concern, and the Ukrainian consulate in Italy appealed to the court because of the detention of the Ukrainian military.


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