The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its strong protest in connection with the decision of the Krasnodar district court to prolong the arrest of Ukrainian citizen Pavlo Gryb. This was said in the statement of the Foreign Ministry.
"The unfounded detention of Pavlo Gryb and ignoring of his rights by the Russian side, in particular for the necessary medical assistance, meetings with parents and communication in his native language during a meeting with the consul, is a convincing evidence of systematic violations by the Russian side of the rights of detained in penitentiary institutions Ukrainian citizens and the lack of justice in the Russian Federation, " the report said.
As it was reported earlier district court of Krasnodar, Russian extended the arrest of Pavlo Gryb, the citizen of Ukraine illegally detained by the Russian special services in Belarus until March 4, 2018.
As it was reported earlier, 19-years old Pavlo Gryb got lost in Belarus on August 24. The young man was later found at a prison in Krasnodar, Russia. He told a Russian lawyer that he had been kidnapped in Belarus and brought to Russia, where he was accused of preparing a terrorist attack on a Russian school. The Ukrainian's lawyer said that Gryb was arrested in Russia in absentia.