Militias continue to hold captive about 400 people, said on Tuesday authorized the release of prisoners at SBU Vladimir Ruban.
"Two weeks ago, the Ukrainian government, as well as among them the SBU and the people's the people's Deputy from Blok Petro Poroshenko Irina Gerashchenko said about 400 people, a week ago started talking about 270. The Donetsk side to me confirms that it is during the week it was released 130 prisoners, " writes the Ukrainian news Agency UNIAN.
"Our other data, we have about 400 people registered, but our statistics are not only prisoners, but defected to the other side," - said Ruban.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.