Arsen Avakov: The detention of the suspects in the murder of Pavel Sheremet allows taking the investigation in this case to a new level

Arsen Avakov: The Ministry of Internal Affairs is ready to ensure security in the liberated territories when the Russian Federation will cede to us control over the border

The Ukrainian delegation takes a firm stand: local elections in the Donbas can take place only after Ukraine regains control of its eastern border and after the disarmament of the militants. Russia, however, insists on holding early elections before ceding to Ukraine the control over the border. It was reported by the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, who was a member of the official delegation of Ukraine at a "Norman Four" leaders meeting to resolve the situation in the... more

Arsen Avakov: Russia systematically uses Interpol mechanisms for the political persecution of Ukrainian citizens

The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov stated this today, on November 9, commenting on the detention of Ukrainian citizen Igor Mazur by the Polish law enforcement agencies at the border checkpoint Yagodin-Dorogusk. The reason for the detention was the announcement published by the Russian Federation on the Interpol information system and requiring the tracking of Mazur with a view to his arrest and subsequent extradition to Russia. Thus, the Russian Federation violated Article 3 of the Interpol Constitution, which... more

Arsen Avakov: The National Police has enough forces to ensure order and security in the town of Zolote and respond to possible provocations

The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov informed that the patrols of the National Police, reinforced by national guardsmen, were established in Zolote due to the start of troops disengagement in this area. Besides, special police centers have been set up in localities to assist citizens. Now the situation in the areas of troops disengagement is calm, and the MIA forces fully control the order and public safety. Today, on October 29, 2019, at 12.00,  the process of the simultaneous... more

Arsen Avakov: Additional investigation in the Markiv case will provide the Italian court with evidence of the National guardsman’s innocence

The Ministry of Internal Affairs is looking for additional evidence of the innocence of the Ukrainian guardsman Vitaliy Markiv of the death of the Italian journalist Andrea Rockelli.  Today, on October 29, on the margins of the investment forum, “Re: Think. Invest in Ukraine ”in Mariupol, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine held a working meeting on the Vitaliy Markiv case with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to Ukraine Davide La Cecilia. Arsen Avakov informed... more

Arsen Avakov: The feat of law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty will forever remain in our hearts

Today, August 22, is Memorial Day of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.  According to tradition, as a sign of eternal memory and respect, in Kyiv near the monument on Solomenskaya Square, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, heads of the MIA structural divisions, MIA veterans and family members of the victims paid tribute to all those who lost their lives serving the Law and Order. “The profession of law enforcement is always associated with... more