Rafael Marques Lusvarghi; Jundiaí, November 14, 1984) is an Brazilian ex-military, ex-activist and ex-police officer.
Born November 14, 1984 (36 years old) Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil
Captured this Friday at a convent in Kiev, Brazilian Rafael Marques Lusvarghi is considered a rebel by the ultra-nationalist forces of Ukraine. A self-styled former FARC guerrilla, he was also a military police officer, activist and member of the foreign legion, having even been arrested on several occasions in Brazil and abroad. In 2014 and 2015 he fought in eastern Ukraine, supporting the Russian-backed separatist forces.