Yuriy Soloshenko

Ukrainians Soloshenko and Afanasyev leaving for Ukraine, swap over – President Poroshenko

"Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev are on board the Ukrainian plane, departing from Moscow for Ukraine," Poroshenko wrote on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, UNIAN reports. Нарешті! Юрій Солошенко і Геннадій Афанасьєв уже на борту українського літака і вилітають

Ukraine sends papers to Russia to return Afanasyev, Soloshenko

Ukraine has prepared and passed on to the Russian side the papers necessary to return home its citizens Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev, who were sentenced in Russia, Ukraine's Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told journalists on Saturday, UNIAN reported. "The legal side

President expects two Ukrainians convicted by Russia may be freed in June

"These negotiations are continuing now. And they concern primarily Afanasyev and Soloshenko. I will be very cautious about dates, but I cannot rule out that this could happen in June," Poroshenko said at a press conference in Kyiv on Friday, Interfax-Ukraine

Nadiya Savchenko’s lawyer calls on Putin to pardon other Ukrainian citizens convicted in Russia

Mark Feygin, a lawyer of Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko, has written an open letter to the Russian president calling on him to pardon other convicted Ukrainian citizens, Interfax-Ukraine reports. "The circumstances of the Savchenko pardon and her further exchange for