In Ukraine announced the return of the Ukrainian sailors


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Agreement on the return of the Ukrainian sailors home, are recent documents. This was stated by the Ombudsman of Ukraine Lyudmila Denisova, reports “gromadske”.

She noted that there is a decision of the International Tribunal for the law of the sea. “I think that soon we will meet sailors at home,” said Denisov.

The lawyer of seamen Nikolai Polozov said that he was not aware of such arrangements. The human rights activist noted that he did not know at what stage the negotiations for the release of the sailors, as it does not take part in them. In addition, Polozov said that in the case that are to be carried out any procedural actions, the defenders will know about it, because the sailors would not sign documents in the absence of lawyers.

Commissioners for human rights in Russia and Ukraine, Tatyana Moskalkova and Lyudmila Denisova exchanged lists of Ukrainians and Russians, who is in jail and prisons in the two countries on 16 July. Prior to that, head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Vadim pristayko said that Moscow and Kiev plan to exchange a certain number of detained persons during the month.

The question of exchange of detainees has become one of the telephone conversations of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky. The conversation took place on 11 July at the initiative of Kyiv.

In Russia under investigation are 24 Ukrainian servicemen (22 seafarers and two security officers), who were detained along with three ships in the incident in the Kerch Strait in November 2018. They are accused of illegal crossing of the Russian border in an organized group.

Kiev considers its citizens prisoners of war and demands to return them to Ukraine. In may, a similar ruling made by the UN international Tribunal on law of the sea. Moscow believes that the issue of sailors not included in the jurisdiction of this court, and insists that the fate of the sailors must decide the investigation and trial in Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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