A spokesman for the security Service of Ukraine Elena Gitlyanskaya said that exchange captured in Ukraine Russian citizens Alexander Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev prisoners Ukrainian security forces was not, and the Russians are still awaiting the completion of the investigation in Ukraine.
"Russian magazine published another fake. No Grouchnikov we have not changed. They are in Ukraine, pending completion of the investigation and trial, " wrote Gitlyanskaya Tuesday on his page in Facebook.
As emphasized by RIA " Novosti ", first printed and electronic publications of Russia said that the detainees in Ukraine, the citizens of Russia Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev were exchanged for Ukrainian soldiers who were captured by the militia. Remember, may 17, the media reported the detention in the settlement Happiness of the military, who called himself a Russian contract soldiers serving in the special forces - Alexander of Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev. The Russian defense Ministry has revealed that the detainees in Ukraine are former Russian military. In the Russian defense Ministry asked them to stop the torture and release of two former soldiers. Relatives of captured Russian citizens have also confirmed that they had resigned from the army. On may 27, the Ukrainian media said that the detainee under the Happiness of the citizen of Russia Alexander Alexandrov wants to cooperate with the investigation. However Erofeev to assist the investigation did not want to jail. On may 22, a court in Kiev has arrested Alexander and Erofeev. They are charged with terrorism. Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.