In the Federation Council, said Kiev in the idea to exchange prisoners
Member of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Sergei Tsekov commented the statements of the Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Irina Gerashchenko about the exchange of prisoners of the Russians.
On Saturday, June 23, Gerashchenko wrote on the social network Facebook that Kiev is ready to exchange 23 Russians convicted in Ukraine, all Ukrainians who are serving terms of imprisonment in Russia.
Tsekov in an interview with RT called immoral actions of the Ukrainian side.
The fact that all proposals for the exchange prepared in advance. Relatively speaking, they have arrested Russians who somehow ended up in the Ukraine, often in their personal matters.Sergey Zakovce of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs
The Senator added that he does not deny the idea of exchanges, but in this case, refers to the exchanges.
In confirmation of his words Tsekov cited the example of the arrest of the head of the portal “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky, transfers “the Newspaper.ru”.
“All became clear after the arrest of Vyshinsky. As soon as he was arrested, there began talking that got him to exchange. And then started the hysteria around the film Director Oleg Sentsov” — he concluded.
10 June, first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov expressed the opinion that the charges against the head, “RIA Novosti Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky necessary to Kiev to create the “exchange Fund” to release serving a sentence in Russia of Ukrainian citizens.
On 9 June, the presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko during a telephone conversation agreed that the Ukrainian prisoners in Russia and Russians in Ukraine will be attended by the ombudsmen of both countries. Each side lists for visits by 34 people.