This is stated on the official Facebook page of the Administration, Censor.NET reports.
"Today we released 17 hostages including Ukrainian soldiers and a civilian foreigner. They were kept in captivity in Horlivka. I can say one thing - Ukraine is proud pf the bravery which our guys had demonstrated in captivity. And we will do everything to ensure the release of those who still remains in the hands of the militants," the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said.