Kucheryavyi was detained at the Kalanchak checkpoint on the administrative border with the Crimea. He was traveling from Kherson, where he allegedly issued a Ukrainian passport, according to which he planned to go to Europe.
Igor Kucheryavyi is known for actively supporting the occupation of Crimea and is a member of the party of the President of the Russian Federation United Russia. During the annexation of the peninsula, he organized the so-called "self-defense units" and "checkpoints" in Sevastopol.
As we reported earlier, Kremlin states that the discussion of Crimea issue with Ukraine is impossible in any format