The self-proclaimed authorities of the Luhansk people's Republic told about more than 1 thousand Kiev-held prisoners of war and political prisoners, which are able to offer on the exchange.
"now in the prisons of the APU (armed forces of Ukraine - ed.) there are more than 1000 people, and at the same time, we, following the formula" all for all ", giving all the available convicts ", said on the last working day of the week on a press-conferences the Deputy chief of staff of the people's militia LNR Igor Yashchenko.
He said that in spring the militia received over 100 prisoners in exchange for 16 people. According to him, now Kiev is traded for each prisoner of war." Paying tribute to our negotiators, we assist to all individuals in a Ukrainian prison ", - said Yaschenko.
The chief of staff of the people's militia has noticed that from the security forces in the LPR on the exchanges do not only prisoners of war and political prisoners who, according to his statement, "were arrested" for their sympathy for the self-proclaimed republics.
"The Ukrainian side gives us their Inhabitants, which does not wish to observe on its territory, for their negative attitude towards official Kyiv ", - said Yaschenko.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.