A plan to kidnap and eliminate Russian GRU fighters Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexandr Aleksandrov was elaborated during the trial over them in Kyiv.
Captive Russian GRU officer Yerofeyev gave interview before being exchanged for Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko.
Nadiia Savchenko’s release and return to Ukraine was the result of agreement reached by the leaders of Ukraine, France, Germany, and Russia during the telephone conversation on May 23.
Only Kremlin TV channels were conceded to meet Russian GRU officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov upon their return to Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on pardon for Ukrainian aviatrix Nadiia Savchenko.
The plane with Russian GRU officers Alexander Aleksandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev has landed in Vnukovo airport.
People's Deputy of Ukraine Nadiia Savchenko, who allegedly should be exchanged for GRU officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov in Rostov-on-Don, might arrive in Ukraine today.
The plane of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is about to arrive at the airport of Rostov-on-Don (Russia), where GRU officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov will be exchanged for Ukrainian MP Nadiia Savchenko.
The appeal for pardon of Russian citizens Yevgeny Yefofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov has been filed to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is willing to sign a free pardon for sentenced Russian GRU servicemen Yerofeyev and Aleksandrov as soon as relevant documents are delivered to him.
The 14-year sentence against Russian GRU servicemen Cpt Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Sgt Alexander Aleksandrov, delivered by the Holosiivskyi district court of Kyiv on April 18, has come into force.
Ukrainian soldier Bohdan Harkusha, wounded in a battle with Russian Spetsnaz in the Donbas on May 16, 2015, says GRU officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov have to be exchanged for Nadiia Savchenko or anyone else from among Ukrainian political prisoners illegally held in Russia.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation.
The Holosiivskyi district court of Kyiv has sentenced Russian special forces operatives Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov to 14 years in jail each, with confiscation of property.
Russian soldiers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov have been delivered to the Holosiivskyi district court of Kyiv, where they will be announced their sentence today.
The Holosiivskyi district court of Kyiv will pass sentence on Russian GRU operatives Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov on April 18.
The prosecution is asking 15 years in jail with confiscation of property for Russian GRU officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov.
A conflict occurred in the court before today's hearing on the case of Russian soldiers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Aleksandrov.
Another version of the arson attack on the office of Holosiivskyi district court of Kyiv judge Mykola Didyk, according to SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak, suggests someone trying to conceal the destruction of documents related to some other case by a sabotage attack connected with the trial of Russian GRU operatives.