38 Ukrainians stay political prisoners in Russia, - Klimkin

Source : 112 Ukraine

Next year, Kyiv will file the UN resolution stating that Russia prevents humanitarian organizations from accessing the occupied Crimea
10:16, 27 October 2017

The Russian authorities have been currently holding 38 Ukrainian citizens as political prisoners. Ukraine’s foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin reported this at a conference in Kyiv.

’38 Ukrainians, the political prisoners, are now in Russian detention facilities; many people are held in the occupied Donbas, as well,’ he said.

According to the minister, in 2018, Ukraine will file a resolution for consideration by the UN. ‘We will reiterate that Russia has been preventing humanitarian organizations from accessing the occupied Crimea,’ Klimkin said.

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