Gerashchenko admitted the involvement of the Russian Federation to the detention of the Ukrainian military in Italy

The adviser to the interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko said that the Russian security services could contribute to the arrest in Italy of the Ukrainian military Vitali Marcia. Such opinion the people’s Deputy from “popular front” expressed on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

According to him, the Markiv came to Italy to the mother and was arrested.

“The whole story stinks and is very similar to another Russian provocation. The fact that the battalion of them. Kulchytsky was not mortars, of which it would be possible to hit the Italian photographer… Italian law enforcement authorities should provide Ukraine with information, where it would be clearly painted, what evidence they have… We assume that, most likely, is the Russian provocation, that the security services of Russia gave to Italy some flimsy documents on the basis of which the Italians opened a criminal case”, – he said.

The MP noted that, apparently, Italy has not informed Ukraine about the search Marcia, and added that he had no precise information about this.

Earlier it was reported that on 30 June in the Italian city Bologna, on suspicion of involvement in the killing of photojournalist Rochelle have detained a Ukrainian volunteer.

The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine said that in Italy on suspicion of involvement in the death of the journalist was arrested by Ukrainian soldiers Marcia Vitali.

MP, coordinator of the national guard battalion named after General Kulchytsky Andrew Antonischak who is familiar with the detained Vitaly Merkavim, also noted that in 2014 the Ukrainian military is armed with mortars was not.

Recall, may 24, 2014 near the village Andreevka near Slavyansk, Donetsk region, under mortar fire hit a group of foreign journalists. Italian photographer Andrea Rokkelli and his translator were killed.