January 25 Pechersky regional court of Kiev announced the verdict to a citizen of Brazil Rafaela Marquez of Lusvardi: 13 years of imprisonment with confiscation of property. 32-year-old Brazilian fought in 2014 and 2015 in the division of the militia “Viking” in six areas of Donbass in the district of Donetsk airport, near Debaltsevo, Horlivka, Starobeshevo, may day and Vergulevka. Since Brazilian authorities have not shown interest in the protection of national and defended him “free” of the Ukrainian lawyer, the defendant in the first days after the arrest, agreed to cooperate with the SBU. In the court of Lusvardi confirmed almost all the data read out by the prosecution.
Brazilian militia DNR Rafael Marquez of Lusury. The frame of the TSN telecast.
The Brazilian was detained October 6, 2016 directly at the International airport “Borispol”, where the South American had intended to take the plane Odessa squadron. Lusvardi promised high-paying jobs to ensure the safety of navigation in the Pro-Russian Odessa. Inviting crewing company “omega” even paid for the flight from Brazil to Ukraine.
As it turned out, the “terrorist” had been lured to Kiev for high-profile demonstration of the process.
Rafael’s Lusvardi in the recent past repeatedly became the hero of the television coverage; journalists DNR LC and he willingly told about the murders of the Ukrainian military, allegedly carried out himself. The court – despite played in the hall of suzbijanju stories – did not consider these statements: the prosecution has not presented one single witness.
While the state attorney Maxim Gerasim will prepare an appeal against today’s verdict, Lusvardi will be kept in a separate chamber, it constantly will come the representative of the International Committee of the red cross. Such a definition, the court issued because of the complaints of the Brazilian a beating in lukyanovsky prison in Kiev and extorting money from him.