Avakov praised the film, which said the hostage-takers in luck

The head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov called a good film "Earthlings", which was spoken of the man who seized hostages in a bus in Lutsk.

Seized on Tuesday a bus in luck with 20 passengers made several demands, including that he demanded that the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky urged everyone to watch the movie "Earthlings". Zelensky has complied with this requirement by posting in his Facebook a short video message with a call to watch a movie. After the arrest of the attacker, the video was removed.

"I want to thank the President who made the decision, which led to the fact that people are alive and a terrorist in handcuffs. The film, which says this person is good. And do not... to make this nightmare all over the country. You can watch a movie without that," - said Avakov at a briefing in the TV channel NewsOne after the arrest of the man.

Deputy interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the attacker himself called the police the police introduced himself as Maxim Bad, it was later established that it is a native of Russia, twice convicted of serious crimes Maxim Compressor. Police have opened a criminal case under article "hostage-taking", and the SBU opened a criminal case under article "terrorist act."