Soon expected positive news for the Soloshenko and Afanasyev, Irina Gerashchenko

Вскоре ожидаются положительные новости по Солошенко и Афанасьеву, - Ирина Геращенко

Soon expected positive news for the convicted persons in the Russian Federation Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyev. This was at the end of the talks in Minsk said Commissioner President on issues of resolving the crisis in the Donbass Irina Gerashchenko.

“Medvedchuk told about the efforts of the Ukrainian side, I hope soon we will have positive news regarding the fate of Afanasyev and Soloshenko,” she writes about how the talks were held in the sub-group on gumanitarny issues.

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Recall that Afanasyev was arrested by the FSB of Russia in Simferopol in the case of the so-called “Crimean terrorists” in may 2014, he was sentenced to 7 years in strict regime colony. Another defendant in this case Director Oleg Sentsov was sentenced by the court to 20 years in prison on charges of “organizing terrorist attacks in Crimea”. 10 years in prison got his alleged accomplice, Alexander Kolchenko.

Case Soloshenko marked “classified”. According to media reports, he was going on “KAMAZ” take on Ukraine some part of Russian weapons. He was detained in Moscow at a meeting with “business partner” of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation, stated in the publications. The Moscow city court sentenced 73-year-old Soloshenko to six years in strict regime colony.

As reported, the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation continues to consider the requests received from Ukraine regarding the transfer of a number of prisoners, including Afanasyev and Soloshenko.