Pogodin was arrested at the request of the Ukrainian law enforcements.
Pogodin commanded the battalion ‘Kerch’ of the DPR militants and had the similar codename. He took part in the battles in Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and Donetsk airport. He was detained in Yalta on June 20 and dispatched to the Simferopil remained prison. InfoResist reported this.
According to the determination of the Yalta City Court, which is under control of Russia, Pogodin is detained in the suspect of the murder and kidnapping. According to the mass media, it is planned to deliver Pogodin to Ukraine in the near time.
Radio Liberty emphasized that this news set off the panic among the militants and no one from the members of the Russian Spring cannot feel secure.