Media: the Former Deputy chief of militia of Odesa region received Russian citizenship

СМИ: Экс-замначальника милиции Одесчины получил гражданство России

Dmitry Fuchedzhi

The Russian authorities refused to extradite Dmitry Fuchedzhi.

Former Deputy chief of UMVD of Ukraine in the Odessa region, involved in the case on may 2, Dmitry Fuchedzhi received citizenship of the Russian Federation.

This is stated in the answer of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation at the request of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, reports Gromadska with reference to the head of the Department of special investigation GPU Sergey Gorbatyuk.

So the request for assistance in the extradition and the arrest of Fuchedzhi Prosecutor General’s office replied that he could not do it, because the suspect is a citizen of Russia.

“The question arises, why a person, who was entrusted with the protection of public order during mass events, nothing. And did nothing, when accompanied by aggressive citizens that have supported Russia, and in fact their inaction provoked a fight between Pro-Russian and Pro-Ukrainian-minded activists, which led to the shooting. And another question, why did this man later received Russian citizenship – that’s what we’re trying to figure out,” said investigators of GPU.

As reported Корреспондент.netDmitry Fuchedzhi was dismissed due to suspicions of inaction during the clashes on 2 may 2014 in Odessa. In may 2014 he was wanted. It was reported that Fuchedzhi can be in Transnistria.

We will remind, on may 2, 2014 in Odessa there were clashes between Pro-Russian and Pro-Ukrainian activists. In the centre of the city killed 48 people, more than 200 were injured.