Authorized humanitarian sub-group on Donbass came to the agreement on the accession of the international Department of the red cross to the procedure for escorting prisoners serving sentences in prisons in uncontrolled Kiev region, said Kyiv authorized sub-group on humanitarian issues within the framework of the tripartite group on the resolution of the conflict in the Donbass Irina Gerashchenko V.
"Agreed about the Fact that the Red Cross can connect to the international procedure, the escorting of prisoners serving sentences in prisons in the occupied territories (the sentences by which adopted the Ukrainian courts and entered into force even before the occupation) to other institutions belonging to the Ukrainian prison system," said Gerashchenko.
She also said that in these areas in the prisons, there are about 10 thousand of those who are serving punishment meted out even before the Ukrainian courts of the fighting." So it's not captured, " explains Gerashchenko.
"Of those convicted, according to our information, about a thousand are asked about what they want to serve the remainder of the term of retribution in the other institutions, within, (which is) under control of the Ukrainian Authorities ", - said Gerashchenko.
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.