Russian occupants pass 60 Ukrainian inmates to Ukraine

18:49, 20 March 2019

60 inmates were transferred from the occupied part of Luhansk region to Ukraine-controlled territory. Lyudmyla Denisova, the Ukrainian ombudsman said that on Wednesday.

The detained people will be taken to Starobilsk remand centre in Luhansk region. Whoever needs medical assistance will get it. Then, the inmates will be taken to Ukrainian penal colonies.

The ones who already served their time will be released immediately after certain procedures. Four people were staying in isolators without  even sentence being announced. Another group of inmates will be transferred to Ukraine in late April.