Since the beginning of the conflict in the Donbass priests managed to release several dozen prisoners, – Gerashchenko

С начала конфликта на Донбассе священникам удалось освободить несколько десятков военнопленных, - Геращенко

Taras Kolodiy

Since the beginning of the conflict in the Donbass priests managed to free a few dozen prisoners of war. About this on his page in Facebook said the first Deputy speaker of Parliament, the representative of Ukraine at the talks in Minsk, Irina Gerashchenko.

“Taras Kolodiy on the loose and is on his way to Kiev. I want to thank the Church and all the clergy, who is involved in the RELEASE of Taras. By the way, since the beginning of the conflict, the priests managed to free a few dozen prisoners,” said she.

In turn in SBU declared that the hope for further participation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the liberation of the prisoners of war. “The Council of Churches in Kramatorsk head of the security Service V. Gritsak personally passed through Metropolitan Augustine the petition of his Beatitude Onufry affect the process of release of hostages. We hope that in the future the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will help in our common cause – to bring all our Heroes home to their families,” – said on his page in Facebook Advisor to the Chairman of the SBU Yuriy Tandit.

Related news: Released from captivity of militants of the “cyborg” tomorrow Kolodiy arrived in Kyiv, the focal point for the exchange of hostages

As reported, today President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that from captivity of militants freed the defender of the Donetsk airport Taras Kolodiy.

Taras Kolodiy mobilized in August 2014 First paratrooper 80th airmobile brigade served in the Russian military, and then defended the Donetsk airport. There a year ago fell into the hands of militants of the so-called “DNR”. Kolodiy – the last of the “cyborgs” who were in captivity at fighters.