Some of the released Ukrainian hostages in Donbas refused from the rehabilitation due to the unexpected pressure from the public and mass media. Natalia Zarytska, Presidential Commissioner for Rehabilitation of Donbas Conflict Soldiers claimed this to 112 Ukraine.
‘We cannot say that people take rehabilitation as they voluntary do this. The possibility to get the medical treatment and rehabilitation is provided to everyone. The soldiers can get it on the basis of the military hospitals, the civilians can get it at the hospitals that ruled by State Management of Affairs. Some people decided to come home and get the treatment there. There are some refusals from the treatment due to the fact that people are not ready to be under pressure of the mass media and public’, she claimed.
The official stated that the issue of the increased attention to the released became unexpectedly difficult.
‘The people were released and everyone glad to see them so they appeared to be in our territory but under another pressure of mass media and public. I am ready to claim that some people refused from the treatment and returned home because it is difficult for them’, Zarytska explained.
All details of the exchange process revealed at the chronicle of the long-awaited event.