The Ombudsman: 22 Russians asked Putin to exchange them

Омбудсмен: 22 россиянина просят Путина обменять их

Russian prisoners continue to write letters to Putin on the exchange of their

Seven of the convicted Russians in Ukraine asked the Russian leader Vladimir Putin to return to Russia in exchange for one of Ukrainian political prisoners.

Authorities have reported seven cases of convicted Russians in Ukraine to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin with the request to return them to the territory of Russia in exchange for one of Ukrainian political prisoners. About it reports on Thursday, August 16, the Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova in your Facebook.

In particular, according to the Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for human rights, requests, wrote the citizens of the Russian Federation Anatoly Gagarin, Alexey Shibaev, Sergei Egorov and Olga Kovalic from Mariupol prison; Basil kussakin and Valeriy Grata with the Dnieper establishments of execution of punishments No. 4; Murat Dimiev of the Kyiv SIZO.

Denisov said that at the moment we have 22 inmates of a Russian citizen has filed such statements. The Ombudsman said that all the 22 statements of the MFA of Ukraine diplomatic mail will be delivered to the presidential administration of the Russian Federation.

According to Denisova, Ukraine has long initiated the exchange, and gave Russia the corresponding lists, but still no answer from the representative of the Russian Federation in the Trilateral contact group Boris Gryzlov and the Plenipotentiary of Russia at the human rights Tatiana Moskalkova, who on 5 July a letter was sent about a possible exchange.

We will remind, earlier 14 Russian citizens serving sentences in places of deprivation of liberty in Ukraine, wrote of a Declaration addressed to the President of the country Vladimir Putin with a request to assist the repatriation in exchange for staying in Russia for Ukrainians. These Russians are willing to pardon in Ukraine.

In particular, on August 2 this statement was filed, a citizen of the Russian Federation Alexey Sadikov serving sentences for terrorism in Buchansky of the colony, and Alexander Kamalov and Farooq Sattar, who are now in Lukyanovka jail in Kiev.

August 15 such applications were written by eight citizens of the Russian Federation.

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