Ukraine gave Italy the materials to start the procedure of extradition of the former Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Igor Markov, said the Minister of justice Igor Petrenko.
before former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov said that Markov was released From prison in Italy.
"We have done all the necessary procedures that are required from the country of Ukraine to start the process of extradition and transfer of citizens of the Ukrainian justice. Proper materials We have sent the Italian side. According to my information, He was not released and placed under house detention, and is currently in Italy to be a court process for the review of materials sent to Ukraine ", - said Petrenko Tuesday on air of the Ukrainian.
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) of 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.