For three years in Russia detained 2300 Ukrainians – foreign Ministry

За три года в РФ задержали 2300 украинцев - МИД

For three years in Russia have detained thousands of Ukrainians

Ukrainians in Russia were detained and convicted of various crimes, said the Kirilich.

Over the last three years in Russia, was arrested and convicted of more than 2300 citizens of Ukraine. On Friday, August 3, said foreign Ministry spokesman Vasily Kirilich.

“More than 2,300 Ukrainian citizens detained, convicted in the Russian Federation”, – said Kirilich.

He noted that we are talking about the data for three years, and the types of crimes for which they were convicted Ukrainians – “different”.

Kirilich said that the Ukrainian consular service does not divide Ukrainian citizens into political prisoners and ordinary prisoners with special status, to the fate which attracted wide attention. He noted that the consular service is doing everything to protect the interests of all citizens of Ukraine.

Earlier today it became known that the Russian colonies were liberated Crimean activist Alexander Kostenko.

Note that Kiev is ready to release the 13 Russians in exchange for prisoners in Russia Ukrainians.


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