NOVOCHERKASSK (QHA) -

Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force pilot illegally imprisoned in Russia, told her sister about two Ukrainian prisoners of war Donetsk militants handed over to Russia.

“Nadezhda told me during our meeting at Novocherkassk Prison #3 that they put 2 men, who were held  in captivity in Donbass, in her cell. Ukrainian POWs?” Vera Savchenko wrote on her Facebook page.

There has been no official information on who the men are.

It was reported earlier that a car carrying Vera Savchenko, a sister of Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force pilot illegally imprisoned in Russia, was stopped while exiting Russia on the night of April 28. Reports later came in that Vera Savchenko was released and returned to Ukraine.

QHA