One of the captured Ukrainian security forces in Lugansk people's Republic of Russian citizens in the process of meeting with the observers of the special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine has denied the involvement of Russian troops in the fighting in the Donbass, reported in the daily report.
on Sunday, the chief of staff of the people's militia of the self-proclaimed LNR Sergey Kozlov said that the Kiev military won within LNR 2 militia fighters. In this case, the assurances of 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. Kiev said the state arrested Russian citizens satisfactory, They are on treatment.
"SMM visited 2 persons in a military hospital in Kiev, who received medical treatment. The observers had a conversation with them without the presence of the Ukrainian authorities ", - is informed in the report of the OSCE for may 20. Authorized OSCE, as highlighted in the document, considered the health of captured and collected information about their detention.
"One of the arrested Russian citizens said that they had received a military education in the Russian Federation. Both proved that they are the representatives of one of the branches of the military might of the Russian Federation. They told me that a scouting mission. They were armed, but they did not give the order to use weapons