Militants claim Savchenko arrived in "DPR" stronghold Donetsk

17:45, 24 February 2017

Member of the Ukrainian Parliament Nadiia Savchenko and Head of Ukrainian center for hostage release "Officer Corps" Volodymyr Ruban have reportedly come to the "DPR"-controlled territory "to visit Ukrainian hostages," one of the pro-militant websites reported Friday, citing the breakaway area's security forces.

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"Ruban and Savchenko came to visit the Ukrainian prisoners of war," the statement reads.

Read alsoSavchenko warns mob may take to ruling if Donbas not settledAs reported earlier, People's Deputy Tetiana Rychkova (BPP) stated that Nadiia Savchenko had incited Ukrainian troops to leave their positions in the Anti-Terrorist Operation zone and head toward the capital city of Kyiv "to overthrow a criminal government." 

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