Representatives of the DPR and LPR informed the Ukrainian side of the location of the 45 prisoners. Ukraine’s State Security Service Advisor Yuriy Tandyt reported this on 112 Ukraine TV Channel.
"I am pleased that the Ukrainian delegation has received information about our hostages. Initially we were talking about 21 or 26 hostages, and Russia backed militants constantly named the different numbers. We know now the place of 45 our hostages. We received this information, and it is the most important thing", Tandyt said.