Advisor to the head of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Yury Tandit said on the Last working day of the week that about 200 Ukrainian Inhabitants, and among them 65 civilians being held hostage by the militias in the Donbass.
before the Commissioner of Kiev in the sub-group on humanitarian issues within the framework of the contact group on resolving the situation in Ukraine, people's Deputy of Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said that about 250 of Ukrainians are in the captivity of the militia in the Donbass, more than 1, 16, thousands are listed as missing.
According to Tandeta, this number is approximate, as the Center of the release of the hostages continuously receives new data.
"We're talking about an amount of about 200 people, 65 of whom are civil, others military military power of Ukraine, the national guard and volunteer battalions ", - quotes Candita magazine.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens 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.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".