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Ukrainian citizens Zhemchuhov, Suprun released from captivity – President Poroshenko

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has announced the release of Ukrainian citizens Volodymyr Zhemchuhov and Yuriy Suprun from captivity.
Ukrainian citizens Zhemchuhov, Suprun released from captivity – President Poroshenko

“Volodymyr Zhemchuhov and Yuriy Suprun have been released from captivity! They will be given necessary medical assistance,” he wrote on his Facebook page on Saturday, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine.

“We will continue to fight for the liberation of all Ukrainians,” Poroshenko assured.

According to the Russian media, representatives of separatists exchanged prisoners with the Ukrainian side by the formula of “two by four”. The exchange took place on a bridge in Schastya, Luhansk region in the presence of the OSCE observers, representatives of the Red Cross International Committee and journalists. Ukrainian side handed over the four supporters of militants, including three men and one woman.