Three Ukrainians released from terrorists' captivity, - Poroshenko (updated). PHOTOS


Three Ukrainians were released from captivity today, Feb. 26.

This was announced by President Petro Poroshenko on his Facebook page, Censor.NET informs.

"Good news from Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak. Three more Ukrainians have been just released from captivity. They will return home soon. Looking forward to hearing more good news in coming days!", Poroshenko wrote.

No details were available at the moment of publication.

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Representative of the president of Ukraine on the peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbas Iryna Herashchenko wrote later on Facebook that two civilians and one soldier had been released.

She explained that the exchange of POWs took place near Shchastia.

"Leonid Mazanko and Vitalii Chuprinin say that militants detained them on suspicion of spying only for their pro-Ukrainian position. They stayed in captivity from the summer of 2015," Herashchenko wrote. Also, according to her, soldier named Rostyslav, whose surname the MP did not specify, was released.

In addition, Herashchenko said that one more hostage will be released in the coming days.

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