Ukraine has refused to extradite the author of fake about 300 dead in Kemerovo


Eugene Volnutt: Eugene Volnov page in “Vkontakte”

Ukraine will not give Russia prankera Eugene Volnov, who was spreading the rumors about the 300 killed in the fire in the shopping centre, “Winter cherry” in Kemerovo. On Thursday, March 29, said the online edition “Obozrevatel” representative of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Elena Gitlyanskaya.

“Ukraine does not extradite its citizens,” — said Gilanskaya. When she said that it was “common practice”. “If you read the Constitution, you know — we do not extradite their nationals, regardless of authority,” — said the representative of the SBU.

On March 28, the Basmanny court of Moscow has satisfied the petition about the arrest in absentia Volnova, who is a citizen of Ukraine. It was also reported that the decision of the investigator he declared in the international search.

The investigative Committee of Russia opened in respect of Prancer criminal case under article 282 (“inciting hatred or enmity”). Volnov is suspected of “public dissemination of false information about the number of victims of a fire in the Kemerovo with the purpose to mislead the relatives of the victims and to destabilize the situation in the region.” He faces a fine in the amount from 300 thousand to 500 thousand roubles or imprisonment for the term from two up to five years.

March 25, Volnov has published on its YouTube channel a recording of a telephone conversation with employees of the Kemerovo morgue. He introduced himself as the medical examiner and told the interlocutors that the we can expect not less than 300 bodies of victims of a fire in a shopping centre, “Winter cherry”. After that, the social networks and messengers spread information about similar losses. Later, the prankster said that “counted” 300 victims, analyzing the number of seats in cinemas.

A fire in the Kemerovo TC “Winter cherry” began on March 25. According to official figures, killed 64 people, including 41 children.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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