Two Ukrainian women with seven children freed from Syria camp for ISIS suspects' families (Photo)In total, 57 more people are expected to return home from Syria.
16:59, 31 December 2020
Six Ukrainian sailors captured amid pirate attack on vessel off NigeriaDiplomats are taking measures to free the Ukrainian citizens.
20:54, 19 December 2020
Being Ukrainian could land you in a Russian prison: How and why the Kremlin keeps replenishing its "swap fund"
17:50, 08 December 2020
"All for all": OSCE calls for mutual release of detainees in DonbasIssues related to the settlement of the legal status of certain persons released in the previous exchanges were considered during a recent TCG meeting.
10:40, 29 October 2020
Thousands rally in Kyiv, demand release of Kremlin's hostages (Video)Several thousand people took part in the campaign.
23:54, 10 October 2020
Lutsk terrorist remanded in custody for 60 days without right to post bail (Photos)The suspect has decided not to appeal against the court's ruling.
18:45, 23 July 2020
Spox explains Zelensky's move to join negotiations with hostage-takerIt was the president's personal decision, Yulia Mendel stresses.
13:20, 23 July 2020
Zelensky reveals details of special operation in Lutsk (Photo, video)The conversation lasted for up to 10 minutes.
03:15, 22 July 2020
Lutsk terrorist detained, all hostages freed (Video)The man left the bus on his own.
22:28, 21 July 2020
Lutsk terrorist sets three hostages free (Video)These are a child, a pregnant woman, and an elderly woman.
21:15, 21 July 2020
Interior Ministry: No links between Lutsk incident and explosives found in KyivPolice in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv have received mass reports on bombs planted in public places.
18:55, 21 July 2020
Hostage situation in Lutsk: Blasts reported at crime sceneNegotiations have been ongoing with the mentally unstable hostage-taker.
15:55, 21 July 2020
Hostage taker in Lutsk issues demands, threatens to set off bombsAnother explosive device has reportedly been planted in an unnamed crowded location in the city, the attacker claims.
12:20, 21 July 2020
Armed man hijacks commuter bus in Ukraine's Lutsk, city center cordoned off (Photo, video, live from scene)The man has taken nearly 20 hostages.
11:40, 21 July 2020
Torture, 15-year "sentence" for insulting tweets about Russian-controlled forces in DonbasMeanwhile, not only have the Russian-controlled forces refused to release her as part of swap efforts, they have not even confirmed the fact they are holding her.
09:00, 25 May 2020
Women held in occupied Donbas prisons describe "inhumane conditions" – mediaThey had been thrown behind bars for spreading pro-Ukrainian leaflets.
11:20, 23 January 2020
Ukraine's Sentsov arrives in Latvia to undergo rehabilitationFormer political prisoner Oleh Sentsov will undergo rehabilitation at Jūrmala-based National Rehabilitation Centre "Vaivari."
23:40, 15 December 2019
Zelensky expects 72 Ukrainian hostages to be freed from Russia-occupied DonbasThe Ukrainian president wants this to happen by the year's end.
04:20, 10 December 2019
SBU says 244 people held in captivity in occupied DonbasThe reports on the number of captives are being updated based on the incoming data.
14:50, 08 November 2019
U.S. calls on Russia, proxy forces to release Ukrainian journo from "DPR" captivityEarlier, Russian-backed "authorities" in the unrecognized "Donetsk People's Republic" illegally sentenced Aseyev to 15 years in prison.
22:30, 22 October 2019