Viktor Medvedchuk: Ukraine secret services capture pro-Kremlin politician and Putin ally after weeks on run


Ukraine’s secret services have captured a pro-Russia politician and close friend of Vladimir Putin weeks after he escaped house arrest.

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy published a photo of Viktor Medvedchuk in handcuffs on Tuesday.

Last year Ukrainian authorities opened a treason case against Medvedchuk, who says Mr Putin is godfather to his daughter. He denies wrongdoing.

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