MOSCOW (QHA) -

Mikhail Fedotov, Head of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Institutions and Human Rights Council (HRC) voiced hope that Russians Alexander Alexandrov, Yevgeny Yerofeyev, arrested in Ukraine, will return to Russia and the former Ukrainian soldier Nadezhda Savchenko, tried in Russia, will return to Ukraine soon, reported TASS.

- I hope that Yerofeyev and Alexandrov will do return home, as well as Nadezhda Savchenko, said Fedotov.

According to him, the exchange of detainees between Ukraine and Russia can happen only as a result of any agreement.

- Of course, I don’t see any other way, said Russian HRC Head.

Fedotov also expressed hope that the transfer of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, convicted in Russia, will be considered in the overall package.

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