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Militants continue to hold captive about 400 people – Center for the exchange of prisoners

Militants continue to hold captive about 400 people - Center for the exchange of prisoners

Unian reports that militants hold prisoners about 400 people. This information was reported by Colonel-General Volodymyr Ruban, who is the head of the Center for the exchange of prisoners and the leader of the «Officer corps». He said that «two weeks ago, the Ukrainian authorities, including the Security Service and the People’s Deputy Iryna Gerashchenko, […]

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Detained Russian servicemen shocked that Russia gives up on them

Detained Russian servicemen shocked that Russia gives up on them

  Statements of detained Russian serviceman Aleksandrov contradict to interviews of his wife. Arrested men complain that Russian embassy doesn’t pay attention to them. Two Russian servicemen were recently arrested in Eastern Ukraine. Reaction of Russian side on their appearance in Media was more than strange. Russia and self-proclaimed republics gave different version of origin […]

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General Staff will not exchange detained Russian servicemen

General Staff will not exchange detained Russian servicemen

Ukrainian General Staff is not going to exchange Russian officers of Main Intelligence Department for Ukrainian prisoners. Spokesperson of the General Staff Vladyslav Seleznyov informed this. ‘These guys aren’t war prisoners, we cannot recognize them as war prisoners due to legal status of our country today. But they are terrorists who have committed crime because […]

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Whose servicemen? Russian officials deny Russian origin of two recently detained servicemen

Whose servicemen? Russian officials deny Russian origin of two recently detained servicemen

Story of two Russian servicemen caught in Eastern Ukraine gets more and more details. Yesterday night Advisor to Head of Security Service of Ukraine Markian Lubkivskiy published new photos of two detained soldiers. Lubkivskiy informed this in Facebook. He tried to call to their relatives in Russia, but they don’t respond. ‘They are scared, surprised, […]

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Russian servicemen are afraid of ‘Medics punishers’ who cut off organs

Russian servicemen are afraid of ‘Medics punishers’ who cut off organs

Military doctor Grygoriy Maksymets informed in Facebook how UA medics treated Russian prisoners. According to him, Russian prisoners are afraid that Ukrainian ‘medics punishers’ would cut off their organs. One of wounded servicemen demanded to conduct operation on his shoulder without anesthesia so that doctors wouldn’t cut off his kidney. ‘As always in such cases […]

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Herashchenko offered to exchange captured servicemen for Savchenko

Herashchenko offered to exchange captured servicemen for Savchenko

Member of Parliament Anton Hegashchenko suggested exchanging recently arrested Russian servicemen for Nadia Savchenko. Anton Herashchenko wrote about this on his Facebook page. He expressed his opinion that Russian servicemen taken prisoners near Shchastya should bear criminal responsibility for what they have done. According to Aidar regiment, before being captured these men killed Ukrainian serviceman […]

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State Duma of RF doesn’t believe Russian soldiers have been captured in Ukraine

State Duma of RF doesn’t believe Russian soldiers have been captured in Ukraine

State Duma of Russian Federation believes that application of Kyiv about capturing two Russian servicemen in Eastern Ukraine should be checked. Head of Duma Committee on Defense Vladimir Komodoev said this. He doesn’t believe that Ukrainian servicemen captured Russian soldiers and say they have nothing to do with Russian armed forces. Russian Defense Ministry doesn’t […]

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Fighters do not want to exchange UA officers, artillerists and volunteers

Fighters do not want to exchange UA officers, artillerists and volunteers

The first three demands of Minsk agreements are implemented only partially – fighters don’t want to exchange all prisoners In general, intensity of hostilities along the demarcation line has decreased. However, demands of Minsk agreements aren’t fully implemented. Deputy Head of General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces in 2006-2010 Igor Romanenko informed this. He underlined […]

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UA servicemen blew up 7 munitions storages of terrorists

UA servicemen blew up 7 munitions storages of terrorists

February 6, 2015 Exchange of prisoners took place near Donetsk Losses of Ukrainian Armed Forces as of February 6, 2015 In course of the last day Ukrainian Armed Forces lost 1 soldier. 25 servicemen were wounded. Acting Spokesperson of the General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces Vladyslav Seleznyov informed this. According to him, situation in […]

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Human right activists: More than 900 people are still kept hostages in Donbas

Human right activists: More than 900 people are still kept hostages in Donbas

December 29, 2014 More than 900 people are still hostages of Donbas terrorists, – human right activists Head of analytical direction of Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union Oleg Martynenko informed this during press conference in Kyiv. According to him, the number of people in hostage is more than 800-900. The official data of Ministry of […]

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