Odessa oblast Prosecutor’s office jointly with the SBU sent to the former people’s Deputy Igor Markov, the message on suspicion of crimes against the foundations of national security. That the former MP is suspected of public appeals to change of borders of the country, said in a statement posted on 11 September on the website of the Prosecutor General.
“From 2014 to 2017 he has, using live TV channels as well as on its own channel in YоuTube, first in Odessa, then on the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Donetsk region and in Moscow have spoken publicly regarding changes to the boundaries of the territory of the country and to support the activities of the terrorist organizations “LNR” and “DNR” – said the Prosecutor’s office.
According to the experts-linguists, in its public statements and appeals contain calls to commit a terrorist act, in addition to the incitement of national hatred, humiliation of national honor and dignity, insult the feelings of citizens.
Now solves a question on carrying out in relation to the specified person special (part-time) investigation.
As reported by “Ukrainian truth” Prosecutor General’s office, the case concerns the former people’s Deputy Igor Markov.
Markov sent a written suspicion of crimes on CH. 1-2, article 110 (encroachment on territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine), part 3 of article 109 (actions aimed at violent change or overthrow of the constitutional order or the seizure of state power), part 2 of article 258-2 (public calls to commit a terrorist act), part 2 article 258 (terrorist act), part 1 of article 161 (violation of equality of citizens depending on their racial, national belonging or attitude to religion) of the criminal code of Ukraine.
We will remind, in December 2014, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine declared him wanted as a “person who hides from the court.” Former MP is suspected of “hooliganism with infliction of bodily harm”.
5 February 2016, former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov said that the court refused to Ukraine in the extradition of a former MP.
Igor Markov 2 August 2016, was detained in the Italian town of San Remo, on August 14 of that year, a court in Genoa, he was arrested. Later, his lawyer said that Markov is under house arrest in one of the hotels of Genoa.
According to some, Markov, after a court in Genoa are not allowed to extradite him to Ukraine for the first flight back to Moscow.
As you know, November 16, 2017 officers of the security Service of Ukraine said that showed evidence of funding by the former Deputy of the Odessa city Council in collaboration with the management of the construction company illegal armed formations so-called “DNR” and “LNR”.