The militants of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” (LNR) passed 60 prisoners to Ukraine. The passage took place in Shchastya, Luhansk region. The prisoners were serving their sentences on the territory of the occupied Donbas, as Lyudmyla Denisova, Ukraine’s Ombudsman, reported on Facebook.
“I am on Shchastya bridge. I took 60 Ukrainians who were in the penitentiary bodies of Luhansk region and at the moment of occupation of Donbas were detained or were serving the sentence for the crimes they committed,” she said.
According to Denisova, over the past six months the militants of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” passed 255 convicted to Ukraine. Over the past five years, Ukraine managed to transfer 454 convicts from the occupied Donbas.