Two Ukrainian military Vladimir Zhemchugov and Yuri Suprun were released from the militants captivity in Donbas, wrote This information shared , President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on his Facebook page.
“Vladimir Zhemchugov and Yuri Suprun released from captivity! They will be provided the necessary medical care. We will continue to fight for the liberation of all Ukrainians,” wrote the Head of state.
Representatives of the "DPR" and "LPR" handed over the two detainees to Ukrainie. In turn, Kiev transfered four supporters of the "DPR" and "LPR", including three men and one woman.
Vladimir Zhemchugov was held captive by the terrorists since winter 2015.
The Ukrainian blown up at a stretching on the territory controlled by "LPR", became the target of blackmail and propaganda of terrorist leadership. They refused to exchange a man who had lost his vision and arms. The militants declared him a saboteur and organized a show "trial" process.
Investigation into Zhemchugov’s case began in December 2015. He was prosecuted December 25.
As QHA reported earlier, the representative of Ukraine in the subgroup for Humanitarian Affairs of the Trilateral contact group Irina Gerashchenko said that the number of Ukrainian hostages in Particular regions of Donetsk and Luhansk Districts reached 112 people.