All convicted in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic have the opportunity to submit the message to the exchange, said on the Last working day of the week Commissioner for human rights DND Daria Morozova.
"At the moment of time at our monitored site 14 penitentiary institutions, 13 of them carrying out the punishment and one remand centre. In establishments is 7, 2 thousand prisoners. All the convicts maintained at the expense of the regional budget, and all convicted prisoners have the opportunity to freely submit the message to exchange, " said she, speaking at the meeting of the Department of public support for residents of the South-East of Ukraine in the Federation Council.
According to Morozova, Investigators in the future to serve the sentence on Kiev-controlled territory have the opportunity to write a message, and they would give the Ukrainian authorities.
"at the end of the current year it is expected to give a further 20 sentenced to life imprisonment, serving sentence in a penal colony yenakiieve, who expressed a desire to serve their sentence in Ukraine," she added.
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.
The last document from February 12 - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and the creation of security zones, obliges the Ukrainian Authorities to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of holding 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 Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".