Former people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Igor Markov was released From prison in Italy, said on the first day of the weekend, Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.
"Today finally Italian justice has complied with the court's decision and was released From prison of a prominent Ukrainian opposition activist and member of the division of the salvation of Ukraine Igor Markov. Igor healthy, vigorous, determined to continue his political activities. The rescue Committee of Ukraine will continue its struggle for the final liberation of Igor Markov, who was detained by Italian authorities on absolutely false and absurd charges of the Kiev regime, " Azarov wrote.
Markov was placed behind bars in San Remo on August 12 at the request of Ukrainian Bureau of Interpol. He is accused of committing iniquity under article 296 ( "hooliganism with bodily harm" ) the criminal code of Ukraine. In October 2013 He was arrested on suspicion of organizing the beating of protesters in Odessa in may 2007. The story is about the events, when the Odessa regional administration occurred pickets against installation in monument to Catherine II. The politician was placed in jail, where he spent several months. After the change of power in Kiev in February 2014, the court released Markov From custody in connection with the reinstatement of the Deputy. Anyway, at the end of 2014, the Ministry again said Markov wanted. From a field of view of the Ukrainian militiamen He went missing on 4 November 2014, have any information that He left the country.
in the last month of summer 2015 Markov upon request of Ukraine was arrested and placed under detention in Italy. The interior Ministry of Ukraine told that the General Prosecutor's office is preparing documents for his extradition. First of Markov appealed to the court of Genoa with the petition to transfer him under house detention, but on 31 August, the policy lawyer said the request was rejected.