Recently released from Russian captivity Hennadii Afanasiev and Yurii Soloshenko were exchanged for Olena Hlishchinska and Vitalii Didenko that have long been recruited by the Russian Federation.
A briefing by President Petro Poroshenko and recently released from Russian captivity Hennadii Afanasiev and Yurii Soloshenko took place at the State Scientific Institution "Scientific and Practical Centre of Preventive and Clinical Medicine" in Kyiv, Tuesday, June 14.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has pardoned Ukrainian nationals Hennadii Afanasiev and Yurii Soloshenko, unlawfully convicted in Russia.
Ukrainian political prisoners Hennadii Afanasiev and Yurii Soloshenko, who have been held hostage by the Kremlin, are already on board the Ukrainian aircraft.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Speaker Iryna Herashchenko and spokesman to the president of Ukraine Sviatoslav Tseholko unveil first details of the release of Ukrainian political prisoners Hennadii Afanasiev and Yurii Soloshenko from the Kremlin’s captivity.
Two Ukrainians Hennadii Afanasiev and Yurii Soloshenko, illegally kept in jails by Russia, are expected to be returned home Tuesday, June 14.
A preliminary agreement on the return of Russian-held prisoners Hennadii Afanasiev and former Znamya factory CEO Yurii Soloshenko in Ukraine has been reached.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects progress in the release of Ukrainian hostages Yurii Soloshenko and Hennadii Afanasiev illegally held in the Russian Federation not later than in three or four weeks.
Good news about the fate of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia (Nadiia Savchenko, Yurii Soloshenko, and Hennadii Afanasiev) may appear by the end of May.
Ukrainian national Hennadii Afanasiev, who has been recently wrongfully convicted in Russia, had a bunk deliberately dropped on him in jail.
Ukrainian political prisoner Hennadii Afanasiev, kept in Russia, told about attempts to impose Russian citizenship on him.
The Federal Penitentiary Service will form a proposal for the Ministry of Justice on the transfer of four illegally convicted Ukrainians to Kyiv for serving the sentence in the homeland.
The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has started negotiations on release of four Ukrainian political prisoners - Oleh Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, Hennadii Afanasiev, and Yurii Soloshenko - from Russian captivity.
The Syktyvkar city court has ordered the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia to recognize the right of Crimea-born political prisoner Hennadii Afanasiev, who is convicted in Russia of terrorism, to serve his sentence closer to home.