Filatov: 5 Ukrainian Servicemen and an Activist were Released from Terrorists’ Captivity. VIDEO

Negotiating Group released another six men on Tuesday who were captured by the insurgents in the area of anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.

Head of the negotiating group Colonel-GeneralVolodymyr Ruban said this at a press conference on Wednesday,UkrainianPravda wrote.

"We managed to releaseOleksander Dobylev the activist from Luhansk, Ihor Leschitin fromthe 31st volunteers hundred of Ivano-Frankivsk, Artur Pardavian andTaras Patun from Battalion Temur of Luhansk region and AnatoliiHolovchenko from Battalion Aydar of Poltava from captivityyesterday," Deputy Chairman of Dnipropetrovsk Regional StateAdministration Boris Filatov said at a press conference withoutspecifying the name of the sixth releasee.

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He also noted that one ofthe six prisoners was managed to be released only in exchange forguarantees that he will not testify against the DPRmilitants.

"They all were imprisoned for the period from2 weeks to 1.5 months being physically and mentally tortured,"Filatov said.

According to Ruban,negotiating group plans to visit Horlivka in the Donetsk region todiscuss the conditions of release of the captured Swedishcitizen.

They will also try torelease about 40 soldiers being kept in different terrorists'detachments in Donetsk.

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The number of soldiers,civilians, Maidan activists held captive in illegal armedformations is ranging from 300 to 400 people according toRuban.

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