SBU: During the conflict in the Donbas liberated from captivity or found 3 thousand Ukrainians

СБУ: За время конфликта на Донбассе освобождены из плена или найдены 3 тыс. украинцев

For more than two years of Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine were released from captivity or found about 3080 citizens of Ukraine. This was stated by Advisor to the Chairman of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Yuriy tandit, reports “gromadske”.

“To date, released or found 3080. There are still places where our guys are. They are those people that are under the control of Pro-Kremlin puppets. Those are the places where they are held illegally,” said Tandem.

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He noted that militants in the occupied territory of Donbass 107 illegally detained Ukrainians in Russia – 9 people.

According to Tandit, officially the fighters of the self-proclaimed “DNR” and “LNR” confirm 45 Ukrainian prisoners.

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Recall, August 8, people’s Deputy Nadezhda Savchenko organized a rally of relatives of Ukrainian prisoners of war under the Administration of President in Kiev. Relatives of the prisoners were under the AP in protest against government inaction on the issue of release of prisoners. Later on, five participants – three mothers and two wives of prisoners on hunger strike, some time later they were joined by one man.

On August 10 it became known that the mothers and wives of Ukrainian prisoners of war stop the hunger strike under the Administration of President going to go on their own in occupied Donetsk. In “DNR” said that the militants held in captivity the citizens of Ukraine may meet with their mothers in the near future.