The ORDLO militants are holding 152 people hostage. This was reported by the representative of the TСG in Minsk, the first deputy chairman of Verkhovna Rada, Iryna Gerashchenko, in an interview with Channel 5, the Ukrainian News reports.
"There are 152 people in the occupied territories today, civil and military," Gerashchenko said. She stressed the inadmissibility of the fact that within 14 months the process of releasing the hostages remains blocked.
Earlier, Gerashchenko said that Ukraine is ready to transfer to militants 313 their people in exchange for 88 Ukrainian hostages, the location of which is established. According to her information, 144 people were previously in the list of Donbas prisoners. The President of Ukraine stated that Russia still holds 16 Ukrainian political prisoners on its territory, the most famous of them are the director Oleh Sentsov and journalist Roman Sushchenko.