Andriy Morozov and Ruslan Kondratyuk, the Ukrainian fishermen were released from custody in Russian-annexed Crimea. Russian ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova informed her Ukrainian colleague Lyudmyla Denisova that the men walk free; the respective post appeared on Denisova's Facebook page.
'I just spoke on the phone with Tatyana Moskalkova, the Human Rights Envoy in the Russian Federation. She told me that, under our previous agreements, two fishermen from Kherson were released, along with their vessel', Denisova wrote.
According to Moskalkova, currently, Morozov and Kondratyuk are heading for their homes in Kherson region.
Andriy Morozov and Ruslan Kondratyuk were captured by Russia's FSB Border Guard in September 2018. They moored at the Crimean side of Syvash Lake, as their motorboat suffered an engine malfunction; this is where they were detained and taken to custody.