Over 800 Ukrainians remain imprisoned in Poland, - Consul General of Ukraine in Poland

Many people were extradited, but the actual number needs to be defined, Vasyl Pavlyuk said
16:39, 14 November 2019

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Currently, more than 800 Ukrainians remain in jails in Poland. Vasyl Pavlyuk, the Consul General of Ukraine in Poland reported that in his recent interview.

According to the official, many people were extradited, but the actual number of these needs to be defined.

Related: Ukrainian political prisoner in Crimea Asan Chapukh diagnosed with cancer

Earlier, Ihor Mazur, member of a far-right UNA-UNSO organization, the veteran of Donbas conflict dismissed the Russian charges about his alleged actions in Chechnya, saying he served as a journalist there during the Chechen War. Mazur himself said so at his press conference with Ukraine's General Consul in Lublin, Poland. The Ukrainian was detained in Poland as the "member of UNA-UNSO", Ukrainian far-right movement. The detention was conducted at the request of Russia, as the prosecutors claimed that he fought against the Russian federal troops in Chechnya. However, Ukraine's General Consul managed to bail him out.

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