“According to our information, a criminal case was opened against
[the Ukrainian] under Article 256 of the Criminal Code of the Russian
Federation,” the ministry’s press service told Interfax-Ukraine on
Wednesday, when asked to comment on the investigation into the incident.
As for the measure of restraint as part of this criminal case,
according to the Foreign Ministry, the Ukrainian will not be taken into
The Foreign Ministry is currently working on the issue of returning the Ukrainian home for further treatment.