The French press confirmed the arrest of Hubert Fayard, the representative of Donetsk People's Republic in France. The culprit, who is charged with pimping was detained in Marseille on April 2.
According to Le Monde, the unnamed source said that there were girls from Eastern Europe who had to work for him. No more details were available immediately. In 2007, Fayard opened Love of Russia, a dating agency; the main office was registered by the same address where the 'DPR office' was located.
“He lost his job some time ago and found himself in tight financial circumstances. At the same time, he met a woman, a Ukrainian. I can’t say what their relations were, I wasn’t there. But essentially, she offered to lend him a certain amount of money,” the source explained.
The French Foreign Ministry has repeatedly stressed that they would not recognize the 'official representative delegation of DPR', calling its actions illegal.