SSU detains russian citizen who was on Interpol wanted list for 2 years

The SSU Counterintelligence established that the russian was hiding in Ukraine from the Lithuanian law enforcement.

He was declared internationally wanted for committing serious financial crimes.

The fugitive tried to legitimize himself in Khmelnytskyi. However, after his plan failed, he ran away to lie low in Kyiv, where the SSU detained him.

The decision on applying extradition arrest is pending. The SSU is verifying if the individual is involved in committing crimes in Ukraine.

The operation was carried out by the SSU Office in Khmelnytskyi region under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office.