Donbass took the detainees to a place of exchange of prisoners

Persons held in the DNI and LC as a result of the conflict in the Donbass delivered to the exchange, reports channel “Russia 24”. They were kept in prisons today can be transferred to the Ukrainian side on the principle of “87 to 55”.

the Exchange should take place this afternoon, this is the first exchange procedure for two years. It will be held in the area of the checkpoint of entry and exit under Gorlovka.

Three detainees by the Ukrainian side to the former employees of special division “Berkut” listed on an exchange, are still in Lukyanovka jail in Kiev. Activists from night to block the exits of this institution. Although yesterday the Kiev court of appeals commuted the detainee the measure of restraint on personal guarantee. In the Kyiv police say that the situation at the building of the prison calm, there was no collision.

Despite the change in preventive measure, it is planned to continue the trial on the case of “Berkut”, the press service of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. Detainees will still be required to appear in court on the first call.

the special unit “Berkut” former Ukrainian authorities were responsible for the deaths during the protests on Maidan Nezalezhnosti on 21 November 2013. After the coup, the special division “Berkut” was disbanded.