The exchange of prisoners Between Donetsk national Republic and Ukraine suspended as long as long as Ukraine does not cease to violate the Minsk agreement, said in the process of briefing the head of state Alexander Zakharchenko.
"We send the lists of prisoners of war, and received a list of random people. We wish to take military, our soldiers and friends. In addition, we send relatives of fighters: the mothers, wives, children, " quoted Zakharchenko the DNR website of the Supreme court. According to Zakharchenko, the Exchange of prisoners of war will not resume, " as long as Ukraine does not cease to violate the Minsk agreement ". March 10, Donetsk national Republic was sent to Kiev a new list, which included the names of 220 prisoners. In addition, the DNR asked Kiev to release 800 political prisoners and 900 innocent civilians. Militias blamed security forces in the evasion of the exchange of prisoners. First, it was expected that the Exchange of Kiev prisoners with the DNR and LC will End up to 4-5 March. However, on 13 February, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that, according to the Minsk agreements, all Military prisoner must be released for five days after the withdrawal of heavy equipment. Remember, in the afternoon on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that in the process almost 16 caseih negotiations was signed Document of the contact group on measures on implementation of the Minsk agreements. The document envisages a ceasefire in the Donbas with 00. 00 local time February fifteen, the withdrawal of all heavy weapons by both sides of the conflict " at equal distances width of at least 50 miles Between them "