Russian investigation let captured Ukrainian sailors call home,- lawyer

Source : 112 Ukraine

First time over five months of captivity, the seamen have a chance to talk to their families
19:32, 23 April 2019

The Russian investigation allowed the captured Ukrainian sailors to call home, as they still remain in the remand center in Moscow. Nikolai Polozov, the Russian lawyer reported that on his Facebook page.

'First time over five months of captivity, the investigation let the POWs call home', Polozov said.

He added that the investigation assigned another expertise for the prisoners. 

Related: Defense party to appeal against decision to extend detention for 24 Ukrainian sailors

On November 25, the coast guard ships of the Russian Navy attacked the ships of the Ukrainian Navy, which have been carrying out a scheduled transition from Odesa port to Mariupol port in the Sea of Azov. Ukrainian ships were rejected passage via the Kerch Strait, Russian coast guards opened aimed fire on them.

All 24 sailors on board were captured and delivered to Moscow – 21 of them were delivered to Lefortovo remand center, the rest came to the hospital of Matrosskaya Tishina prison.

Related: Zelensky’s claim on 24 sailors is unfair to other Ukrainian POWs , - Representative of President

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