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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) at a debate on June 28 will discuss the issue of Ukrainian political prisoners illegally held and imprisoned by the Kremlin.

"I managed to convince the PACE Bureau! The debate on the Ukrainian hostages of the Kremlin will be held in Strasbourg on Thursday morning," head of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Volodymyr Ariev wrote on Facebook.

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According to First Vice-Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko, Ukraine will recall every name of the Ukrainian prisoner in this debate.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland on Monday will submit a petition to Russian President Vladimir Putin for pardoning Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, illegally convicted in Russia.