The Ukrainian side has prepared a group of people willing to trade in the near future on their soldiers, said the head of the center for the release of prisoners and hostages at the Ukrainian power structures Yuri Tandit in broadcast television channel " on the first day of the weekend.
DNR authorities said yesterday that the exchange of prisoners will not resume until violates Minsk Kiev consensus. The militia also many times stated that 70% was transferred to the Kiev authorities DNR prisoners are civilians.
"We hope that in the near future to go through the process, when We will release our guys. From our side, Ukraine prepared, We are in some regional centers have focused group of people We are willing to give, to pick up our soldiers, " said Tandit.
according to his statement, hostages militias remain about 400 people." If we talk about the hostages, around 400 people, a little less already, because every day brings our guys out of this place, it is not only military and national guard and volunteer battalions and civil, " said Tandit.
The Ukrainian authorities have taken in April of last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup of the region's residents. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of Ukrainian settlement fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk, under the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE. The next meeting of the contact group on 12 February ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass From February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of a "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.