Iryna Gerashchenko, the Humanitarian envoy of Ukraine in the Minsk TCG, named the number of Ukrainians held in militant captivity in Donbas, according to the press service of the parliament. According to her, currently, it’s 168 Ukrainians.
“We really hope that the process of releasing 74 of our heroes will be finished before the year’s end and are doing everything in our power for it,” she said.
Previously Iryna Gerashchenko announced the large-scale exchange by the New Year. 74 Ukrainians are to be exchanged for 306 detained members of Donbas-based illegal armed gangs.