The leader of the banned in Russia Ukrainian nationalist organization "Bratstvo" Dmitry Korchinsky, who was captured in Italy by Interpol on the first day weekend, said that the Interpol has made the decision to let him go because he believed the request of the capital of Russia is politically motivated.
first of Korchinsky said that it tied the Workers to the Italian police at the request of Russia. According to him, the arrest was due to suspicion of involvement in terrorism.
"I explained to (arrest - ed.) that I am wanted by Interpol with the filing of the capital of Russia. Thirty minutes ago the Federal Bureau of Interpol decided that the solution to the capital of Russia is politically motivated, for this reason I should be let go, "said Korchinsky TV channel" inter ".
in the early 1990-ies Korchinsky was the head of "Ukrainian national self-defense" - wing paramilitary party UNA-UNSO. He is also the head of all-Ukrainian political party " Brotherhood ". Korchinsky was one of the initiators of the national referendum on the issue of banning the Communist party of Ukraine.
in the early winter of 2013, Ukrainian police said that the suspect Korchinsky of organizing mass riots during the protest supporters of European integration, dissatisfied with the decision of the Cabinet to stop for a while preparing for signing the agreement on Union with the EU.
in March 2014, Russia's Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under the criminal code concerning the Inhabitants of Ukraine, consisting in the ranks of the UNA-UNSO, as well as among them active participants of the nationalist movement: Korchinsky, brothers Tyagnibok and Dmitry Yarosh.