A member of the Department of the state Duma on defense Franz Klintsevich believes that the Ukrainian side acted in the worst traditions of the information war, speaking about the lack of requests for access to the arrested Russians.
the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation opened diplomatic correspondence with Kiev that contradicts the data of the security service of Ukraine about the fact that Moscow seems that I never sent meeting requests, arrested by the Russians. On the website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in Facebook posted the scan of a note from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ukraine from may 19, 2015, addressed to the Department of consular Service the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, where the Russian side requested to consent to a visit to the captured Residents of the Russian Federation. Later the Ambassador for special assignments of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said the Ministry official note informed the residence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation on granting of permission to visit captured.
According to the Klintsevich, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has made clear that " Kiev is lying, claiming that Moscow did not send meeting requests of detainees in Ukraine, the Russian residents ".
"There is not only an attempt to mislead world public opinion. Absolutely intolerable that tried to convince our guys Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov deprived because of his position of access to other information. All in the worst traditions of information and psychological warfare, " said the people's Deputy correspondents on Tuesday.
Klintsevich added that only after the scandal spilled into the public sphere, " Kiev backpedaled, allowing Russian diplomats to visit the arrested Russian citizens ".
Kiev said on may 16 Military tied in Donbass like 2 Russian military. In the Russian defense Ministry said the detainees - Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev - are residents of the Russian Federation, at the time of arrest on 17 may they not have been active military personnel military power of the Russian Federation.