In particular, being a deputy of the Sevastopol city council, Malikov expressed support of the idea of so-called "people's governor" of Sevastopol, Russia's Alexey Chaly on the construction of checkpoints and the creation of so-called Crimean "self-defense", whose members subsequently engaged in mass kidnappings and torture of pro-Ukrainian citizens in Crimea.
"A Vitalii Malikov was appointed Head of the Antiterrorist Center of the SBU. On Feb. 26, 2014 at a session of the Sevastopol City Council, the deputy of the People's Party (Litvin) expressed support of the idea of "people's governor" Chaly on the construction of checkpoints and the creation of "self-defense," Kipiani wrote.
In addition, according to media reports, police major general Vitalii Malikov is a son-in-law of former Interior Minister in Leonid Kuchma's times - Mykola Bilokon. Malikov headed the Sevastopol police at that time.
His handiwork was the police surveillance of presidential candidate Yushchenko and the scandal at the Ai-Petri mountain, according to Dzerkalo Tyzhnia. After his resignation Malikov moved into the banking sector and became deputy director of Crimean Republican Directorate of Raiffeisen -Aval Bank". In 2010 he was elected a deputy of the Sevastopol City Council.
On June 23, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed Malikov Head of the Anti-terrorist Center of the SBU.