Ukraine to ask Belarus authorities to free Ukrainian activists Ukraine's Foreign Ministry is actively working to quickly identify and ensure the release all Ukrainian citizens detained in that country.
13:59, 13 August 2020
Zelensky's Office announces new prisoner swap with Donbas soon There is no final decision on new sites for the disengagement of forces and weapons.
21:56, 10 July 2020
Ukraine's foreign minister asks OSCE to push for release of political prisoners in occupied Crimea, Russia The minister thanked the organization for its efforts in the release of illegally detained persons in Donbas.
00:20, 30 April 2020
Russia's FSB reports about detention of Ukrainian 'terrorist' in occupied Crimea (Video) He has been remanded in custody.
19:30, 15 April 2020
SBU checking whereabouts of 184 Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia-occupied Donbas A recent large-scale prisoner swap between Ukraine and the self-proclaimed republics in Russia-occupied Donbas took place on December 29, 2019.
11:00, 21 January 2020
Ukraine's law on unhindered access of ICRC representatives to detainees comes into force The document was published in the Ukrainian parliament's official newspaper "Holos Ukrainy" on December 21.
11:47, 23 December 2019
Polish border guards detain two Ukrainians for amber smuggling Over 103 kilograms of amber worth about EUR 50,000 and 4,000 packs of cigarettes worth EUR 13,000 have been seized.
13:20, 15 December 2019
Zelensky expects 72 Ukrainian hostages to be freed from Russia-occupied Donbas The Ukrainian president wants this to happen by the year's end.
04:20, 10 December 2019
Pro-Ukrainian student held hostage by Russia-controlled "LPR" for almost one year He was detained on August 24, 2018, for putting likes on pro-Ukrainian social media posts.
03:45, 14 August 2019
Ukrainian MP Rabinovych gives names of four Ukrainian captives to be released from Donbas The four detainees are reportedly to be transferred to Viktor Medvedchuk in Minsk, Belarus, on June 28.
15:59, 27 June 2019
Crimea's de-facto authorities promise Ukrainian detainee Bekirov will be taken to hospital Bekirov has an artificial leg, diabetes and last year suffered a serious heart attack.
13:55, 13 January 2019
Merkel, Macron demand Russia immediately free captive Ukrainian sailors All the 24 Ukrainian sailors have declared themselves to be prisoners of war.
17:50, 28 December 2018
Kremlin explains why "all-for-all" swap delayed Peskov said Putin was allegedly "interested" in the return of detained Russian citizens home.
15:33, 21 December 2018
Russian foreign ministry promises to allow Ukrainian consuls access to captured sailors - Klimkin The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed for the first time that the captured Ukrainian sailors had been transferred to Moscow.
23:20, 05 December 2018
Russians from Nord ship swapped for Ukrainian sailors The Nord's captain remains in Ukraine as he is facing five-year imprisonment.
17:59, 30 October 2018
OSCE envoy to see Ukrainian hostages in occupied Donbas Ambassador Frisch will travel to the conflict-affected areas on both sides of the contact line to meet detainees and observe their detention conditions.
13:00, 06 September 2018
Russia asks to visit more Russians held in Ukraine – Ukraine's Ombudsperson The Ukrainian Ombudsperson added there were no sailors from the Crimean-registered fishing vessel Nord in Moskalkova's list.
13:49, 22 June 2018
Ukraine consul not allowed to visit two Ukrainian border guards detained by Russia's FSB <p>A Ukrainian consul is not allowed to meet with two Ukrainian border guards who went missing while on duty at the Ukrainian-Russian border and whose detention was later confirmed by Russia's FSB security service, according to the Ukrainian TV news service TSN.</p>
23:28, 06 October 2017