The Ukrainian foreign Ministry has sent Russia a note of protest in connection with the detention of 2 former soldiers of the Russian Federation in Lugansk region, said on Tuesday the Ambassador for special assignments of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mykola Kuleba.
The chief of staff of the people's militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic Sergey Kozlov said on Sunday that the Kiev military won within LNR 2 militia fighters. Thus, according to the Kyiv security forces detained Russian Soldiers. On Tuesday, the Russian defense Ministry stated that the prisoners are residents of the Russian Federation, however, Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev at the time of his arrest on 17 may not have been active military personnel military power of the Russian Federation.
"Today in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was sent a formal note of protest as the detention of these 2 soldiers - Erofeev and Aleksandrov - is the proof of these violations of international law that derive from the Russian Federation in the context of its aggression against Ukraine," said Kuleba.
He also said that detainees were currently working, the investigating authorities of Ukraine and can also be accessed by Authorised red cross.