Eight Russians kept in the places of detention filed applications to the Russian President with a request to get them back to the Russian territory by exchanging one of the Ukrainian political prisoners. Lyudmyla Denisova, Ombudsman claimed this on Facebook.
The Russians filed applications during the monitoring visits of the Ombudsman to the places of detention.
Denys Sidorov, Yevhen Shatalov, Viacheslav Vysotskyi, Valeriy Ivanov, Oleksandr Valekhydis, Vladyslav Hrechyn, Viktor Ageev, Oleh Doronin are those who filed the application.
Also, these lattes will be sent to the Ukrainian MFA so they get delivered to the Administration of the Russian President via diplomatic pouch.
Reportedly, Russians Alexander Sattarov and Farukh Kamalov who were arrested in Ukraine asked the Russian authorities to exchange them for Ukrainian political prisoners.
Viktor Ageev was detained in Donbas and he confirmed that he was in the military of the Russian Armed Forces. At the moment Ageev is detained at the Starobelsk detention center. His mother came to Ukraine and was allowed a meeting with her son. He is accused of terrorism and faces 8-15 years of the imprisonment.