Medvedchuk turned to the presidents of Ukraine and the Russian Federation with a proposal to exchange him for defenders and residents of Mariupol
According to various estimates, about 120 thousand civilians remain in the blocked Mariupol, and the soldiers of the Azov Regiment and the 36th Marine Brigade continue to defend the city, the SBU reports.
Viktor Medvedchuk, detained by the Security Service, turned to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin with a proposal to exchange him for the defenders and residents of Mariupol. Video message published Security Service of Ukraine.
Addressing the presidents, Medvedchuk noted that the residents and defenders of Mariupol are in a blocked city, having no safe way out through humanitarian corridors.
It is reported that, according to various estimates, about 120 thousand civilians remain in the blocked Mariupol, and the soldiers of the Azov Regiment and the 36th Marine Brigade continue to defend the city.
It is also known that on April 16, Viktor Medvedchuk’s wife turned to her godfather, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and urged him to assist in the release of her husband. how informs TASS, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov promised to inform if Vladimir Putin decides to answer Oksana Marchenko regarding her request to assist in the release of Viktor Medvedchuk.
Recall that the SBU detained Medvedchuk on April 12. The detainee was chosen a measure of restraint in the form of detention without bail.