Until the end of may are expected to be positive news about Savchenko, Soloshenko and Afanasyeva, – Gerashchenko

До конца мая ожидаются позитивные новости по поводу Савченко, Солошенко и Афанасьева, - Геращенко

Until the end of may are expected to be positive news about the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko political prisoners of Ukrainians in the Russian Federation Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyev. About it on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said first Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko.

“Our humanitarian sub-group is a very big work for the release of the hostages. We expect to end the month positive news about the fate of Nadiya Savchenko, as well as political prisoners that are held in the Russian Federation – Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyev. I want to point out that the President’s personal control keeps the issue of the release of the hostages… If we talk about the release of hostages being held in the occupied Donbas, where today, 112 Ukrainians – military and civilian, and while the process of their release is blocked, the militants want Amnesty to take,” said she.

News on topic: Russia has not yet authorized the granting Ukraine Soloshenko and Afanasyev – Russian media

Earlier, a source in law enforcement bodies of the Russian Federation noted that Alexander and Yerofeyev will not be exchanged for Savchenko or any of the Ukrainians, who are serving sentences in Russia. According to him, the paper on the results and Erofeeva Alexandrov still has not arrived to Moscow and the Russian Ministry of justice while considering only the question of the return of Ukrainians.

At the same time, the lawyer Savchenko Nikolai Polozov called that statement untrue. According to Polozova, such legal concepts as “sharing” does not exist.

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The Ministry of justice of Ukraine confirmed that the legal procedure for the issue of Nadiya Savchenko and diplomatic negotiations – they are different units.

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