SBU: released From captivity more than three thousand people

СБУ: Из плена освобождены более трех тысяч человек

Over the two years of the war from the Donbass came back more than three thousand people, remain in captivity 114.

Over the two years of the war was released from captivity Ukrainian 3044. About this UNIAN was reported by the Deputy head of SBU, the President of the coordination center of release of hostages Yuriy Tandit.

Of them – 1119 troops, 264 soldier of the national guard, the 112 employees of the interior Ministry, border guards 26, 67 volunteer battalions of fighters and civilians. 1456

Tandem reminded that today hostages in the Donbas remain, 114 people, 655 are missing.

At the same Tandit said that information about the prisoner exchanges, which are planned in the near future, security service will not divulge, considering that the hostages are not only the DNR but also from warlords, where they are treated really as hostages, but because the announcement of any exchange processes can only hurt.

However Tandit added that in some cases with the field commanders to negotiate the exchange of prisoners sometimes easier than with the DNI. According to him, there were times when one person was able to exchange for 6 or 20 people.

Tandem also expressed the belief that released yesterday Hope Savchenko as a member of the PACE and the MP can significantly help in the liberation of hostages and 11 political prisoners being held in Russia.

We will note, in August 2015, the SBU has launched a program for repentant separatists. According to the Ministry, the Amnesty is already used by more than 50 people.