In the Office of the President of Ukraine confirmed the completion of the first over the last two years of the exchange of prisoners that took place in the area of the checkpoint of entry-departure “Gorlovka” — “Maori” on the line of contact in the Donbass. According to the income statement on Facebook, 76 people transferred to Kiev by representatives of the DNI and LC, are safe in government-controlled territory.
the DNR reported earlier that gave Kiev 51 people in exchange for 61 and LC — 25 people in exchange for 63. Among the detained persons transferred from Ukraine to the militias in the framework of the exchange of prisoners, and five former fighters of the Ukrainian special forces “Berkut” accused of firing on the Maidan in 2014. On the eve of the Kiev court of appeals commuted them a measure changing it to a personal guarantee.
Former employees of “Berkut” Paul Abroskin and Sergey Zinchenko, Oleksandr marinchenko, Sergei and Oleg Tuturu Yanishevskaya already exchanged, said “UKRINFORM” the human rights activist and lawyer Valentin Rybin.