SBU was against dialogue with Zelensky seized a bus in Lutsk

The security service of Ukraine and the police were opposed to President Vladimir Zelensky been in touch with Maxim Krivoshein, who took hostage the passengers of a public bus in Lutsk on Tuesday, said the Deputy head of the office of the President Kirill Timoshenko.

"Security and the police was to the last opposed to the President were in touch with terrorists", - told Tymoshenko in interview to the edition "New time".

However, he noted that through negotiations Krivosha persuaded that one of its requirements will fulfill Zelensky. "He seems to be beginning to succumb to it. And the President proposed to recruit a terrorist, and after that to decide what to do", - told Tymoshenko.

He added that the security service of Ukraine was a variant of the storming of the bus, including use of agents, disguised as journalists, as the Compressor first required communicating with the media. However, the hostage-takers refused to come to him by journalists. Also, according to Tymoshenko, the possibility of elimination Krivosha snipers, which, according to Tymoshenko, there were at least 20.

He explained that Zelensky made contact with Krivoshein only in the evening, as the invader tried to exhausting and angered by a police drone to become compliant. At the same time, according to Tymoshenko, the police did not communicate with other politicians and officials, whose names were in the requirements Krivosha.

On Tuesday, a twice-convicted native of the Russian Federation Maxim Compressor in the center of Lutsk took the bus, where there were 13 passengers, and if he had explosives and weapons. According to militiamen, the malefactor has put forward the General requirements and stated dissatisfaction with the system, demanded, in particular, to the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has recorded a video message urging to watch the movie "Earthlings". After negotiations that lasted more than ten hours, Zelensky has done, then managed to free all the hostages that were in the bus, no one was hurt. The man was detained, he was elected a measure of restraint.

The security service of Ukraine has classified it as a terrorist attack, and the interior Ministry brought another criminal case under three articles: the taking of hostages, infringement of life of police officer and unlawful use of a weapon. Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the detainee could face life imprisonment.