Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic handed over the list of prisoners the official representative of Kiev Viktor Medvedchuk, the head of DNR delegation at the peace talks, Deputy head of the people's Council DND Denis Putilin.
"We exchanged lists of prisoners with the official representative of Ukraine – Victor Medvedchuk ", — said the interviewer "Donetsk news Agency" explaining another post on the topic of prisoners from the volunteer Yury Tandit, which cooperates with the Ukrainian security service.
"now within the DPR and LPR are 45 prisoners of war ", — noticed Pushilin. He said that the DPR contains 40 Ukrainian prisoners of war, 12 of which are prepared for the exchange, and 28 are under investigation, whereas all five prisoners in the LPR are ready for transfer to the Ukrainian party." Call for an early exchange " — drew the attention of the Vice-speaker of the people's Council. First, on August 5, Tandit said that the SBU is in the process of negotiations in Minsk as if he had been transferred to the Donetsk and Luhansk people's Republics with a list of 183 Ukrainian prisoners. On 10 July, the representative of the President of Ukraine on the peaceful settlement in the Donbass, the people's the people's Deputy Irina Gerashchenko reported that the Ukrainian side in the framework of the exchange of prisoners freed 10 members of the militia. On the same day in the Lugansk national Republic declared about the first of February the prisoner exchange between security forces and militias, according to the " 10 by 10 ". In mid-June, the Commissioner of Ukraine in the sub-working group on humanitarian issues of the contact group Irina Gerashchenko reported that in captivity militias Donetsk and Lugansk national republics remain about 270 Ukrainian soldiers. First, the representative for human rights DND Daria Morozova reported that the number of prisoners held by the Ukrainian security forces, reached 1, 5 thousand People. In her expressions, only 250 people of this number are members of the militia, the remaining – civilians. However, she stressed that the DNR gave the Kiev all the prisoners.