Two prisoners died in the prison colony No.19 in Khrustalny (former Krasnyi Luch), Luhansk region, in the temporarily occupied territory of Donbas. Pavlo Lysyansky, the representative of the ombudsman in Donbas reported that on his Facebook page.
“Group fatal casualty occurred yesterday in prison colony No.19 (Khrustalny, uncontrolled territory of Luhansk region). Two prisoners died while performing the jobs,” he wrote.
The representative of the ombudsman addressed the UN monitoring mission to visit the penalty facility to document the situation.
“These prisoners are humans first of all…” Lysyansky writes.
As we reported earlier, 113 Ukrainian hostages remain in the captivity of Russian mercenaries in Donbas. According to Vasyl Hrytsak, the head of the SBU, Ukraine's state security serviceThe members of the self-proclaimed 'republics' only confirmed 24 individuals from the list.
Earlier, the US State Department called on the government of the Russian Federation to release 150 political and religious prisoners. This is stated in an article published on the website of the US Department of State.