In Poland nationalist of Ukraine Igor Mazur handed over on bail to the Ukrainian Ambassador. Previously, Mazur was arrested by Polish border guards at the request of Russia. The fact that earlier Russian investigators found evidence of his collaboration with militants in the North Caucasus. In addition, Mazur is suspected of forming an armed gang and lead it.
In Poland nationalist of Ukraine Igor Mazur handed over on bail to the Consul of Ukraine in Lublin. This was reported by Ukrainian Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova.
She noted that the man “on the waiting time and the consideration of the extradition request will be staying at the Consulate General”. In addition, she reported that the court on remand informed the detainee Mazur Sunday, as planned, will not take place.
As explained TASS in the press service of the regional court in Lublin, case is not considered because “the Prosecutor’s office withdrew the request for the arrest of Igor Mazura”.
The detention of one of leaders of the radical organization “Ukrainian national Assembly — Ukrainian national self defense” (UNA-UNSO (an organization banned in Russia)), is prohibited in Russia, was held yesterday at the request of the Russian Federation. It was caught by the guards, not having passed through the frontier point “Dorohusk”.
At the moment the question of his extradition to Russia, as the Russian authorities brought against him and several other nationalist figures of criminal cases. It happened in 2014. Russian law enforcers suspect Mazur and his associates in creating an armed gang or management (parts 1 and 2 of article 209 of the Russian criminal code).
According to the SC, members of the UNA-UNSO organized a gang, which participated in fighting against Federal forces on the side of Chechen separatists from 1994 to 1995. The investigation implies that among the leaders of this gang in addition to Mazur, was Oleg Tyagnibok and Dmitry Yarosh.
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz said that the decision on the fate of previously transferred to the Ukrainian Ambassador Mazury will be made in accordance with international law.
“The Polish authorities find out the reasons ads in search of that person. It happens that the parties are abusing this opportunity,” — said the Polish Minister. According to him, the detention was carried out by the guards, and they have no access to detailed information about wanted by Interpol.
The Ukrainian Ambassador in Warsaw, Andrei deshchytsa, has previously stated that Kiev intends to demand the release of the Mazur.
However, he said earlier that the detained Ukrainians have already found protection. “Now work hard to protect Igor. At the hearing, will be our consuls and lawyers, one of whom has experience of conducting similar Affairs,” he wrote on his page in Facebook.
As noted by the Ukrainian representative, the Embassy informs the wife of Mazur on the status of his case. In addition, as said dedica, diplomats are liaising with a number of offices in Kiev and parliamentarians.
In particular, according to the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Friz, the Ukrainian authorities must do everything possible to Poland was not given to Ukrainian nationalist Moscow.
In February it became known that Russian law enforcement agencies have evidence that Mazur had fought in the North Caucasus on the side of the militants and was also involved in the activities of gangs. About this informed the official representative of the Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko.
Procedural documents on the case of Mazur was sent to the relevant competent authorities of Ukraine. “In turn, the Ukrainian side on spurious grounds was denied legal aid and at the same time Russia opened a criminal case against Russian investigator”, — quotes RIA “Novosti” the words of Petrenko.
And now Ukrainian diplomats intend to delay the transfer of Mazur to the Russian authorities. So, the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov is sure that the Russian request for the arrest of a citizen of Ukraine is unfounded.
According to him, the request was sent, in violation of articles 2 and 3 of the Charter of Interpol. These items document allegedly prohibit undue harassment and interference in the Affairs of the military, political, religious and racial character.
In this regard, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine sent a statement to gansereit Interpol and the Polish authorities. Kiev hopes “for a quick, objective and legal examination of this case.”