"We agreed that it is the exact number of people who can be exchanged. According to the list, 226 people are taken from the Ukrainian side and 52 people from the side of separatists ,” she said.
Savchenko explained that this is the only number of people, who are reported alive.
On December 12 it became known that MP Nadiya Savchenko secretly met with the leaders of the "DPR" and "LPR" in Minsk.
Security Service of Ukraine stated that this meeting was not agreed on. Savchenko was summoned to SBU for questioning, where she confirmed the fact of negotiations regarding hostages which, according to her, were quite effective.