27 December 2016, 12:21


LPR, DPR hand over 2 detainees to Ukraine as goodwill gesture

LPR and DPR on Tuesday handed over two detained women to Ukraine as goodwill gesture, following Monday announcement of their release by the Republics’ Heads Igor Plotnitskiy and Aleksandr Zakharchenko.

DPR State Security Ministry officers handed over Anzhelika Presnyakova and Olga Svorak to the Ukrainian side at a location between Donetsk and Makeyevka, Donetsk News Agency reported.

Svorak, a journalist from Ivano-Frankovsk, was detained on espionage charges in Lugansk by officers of LPR State Security Ministry in July 2016.

LuganskMediaCentre — 27 December — Lugansk