Four Ukrainians freed from militant captivity

18:02, 20 February 2016

Another four Ukrainians were freed from the militant captivity on February 20, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter on Saturday, with reference to Member of Parliament and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's envoy for the peaceful settlement of the Donbas conflict Iryna Gerashchenko.


"Iryna Gerashchenko has just reported that another three Ukrainian heroes were released from the militant captivity. Slava Ukraini! [Glory to Ukraine]," Poroshenko tweeted.

"Chairman of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak said names of our heroes released from the militant captivity. These are sergeant Harnaha, junior sergeant Dmytruk, and a soldier Makukha," he added.

Later, Hrytsak reported to the president that another Ukrainian hostage had been released from the militant captivity.

"I've been informed that another Ukrainian hero Vadym Kyrpychenko was released from the captivity," he said.

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