Relatives Meet Released Captives

The four released captives were held in occupied Donbas


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On June 28, 2019, a plane with four Ukrainian citizens released from Russian captivity arrived in Kyiv, Hromadske Radion reported.

They were met by relatives.

Dmitro Velikyi, Yakiv Veremeichyk, Eduard Mikheiev and Maxim Goriainov are the names of released.

One of the captives spoke about his detention in the Makiivka colony.

“There are still many of our guys there. Among them are Roman Pysanets, who was engaged in radio-electronic intelligence, and Valeriy Matiushenko, who transmitted data to the SBU. There are so many guys there who helped Ukraine,” Dmutro Velykyi said.

According to him, about 20 Ukrainians are currently in the Makiivka colony.

His father says that he was waiting for him for 2 years and 8 months.

Eduard Mikheiev has two daughters: Victoria and Iryna. The former captive says that due to the two years of detention he feels that his health deteriorated.

The SBU offered the released persons together with their families a comprehensive medical examination.

On June 27, 2019, Ukrainian oligarch Victor  Medvedchuk announced the release of four prisoners from occupied Donbas.

Source Hromadske Radio
date 29.06.2019
categories Prisoners of Kremlin
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