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-taker It 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 Kyiv Police 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 scene Negotiations have been ongoing with the mentally unstable hostage-taker.
15:55, 21 July 2020
Hostage taker in Lutsk issues demands, threatens to set off bombs Another 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 Donbas Meanwhile, 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" – media They had been thrown behind bars for spreading pro-Ukrainian leaflets.
11:20, 23 January 2020
Ukraine's Sentsov arrives in Latvia to undergo rehabilitation Former 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 Donbas The 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 Donbas The 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" captivity Earlier, Russian-backed "authorities" in the unrecognized "Donetsk People's Republic" illegally sentenced Aseyev to 15 years in prison.
22:30, 22 October 2019
Ukrainian journalist Aseyev sentenced to 15 years in prison in Russia-occupied Donetsk He has been held captive since May or June 2017, according to different sources.
14:59, 22 October 2019
Security officials update Donbas report on missing persons Kyiv is taking measures aimed to have all "persons illegally deprived of liberty and hostages held in temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions" released.
10:15, 18 October 2019
FM Prystaiko: New Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap reaches decisive stage The exchange of captives will involve three groups.
16:15, 12 October 2019
Zelensky says ready for direct talks with Putin to return political prisoners from Russia The president expects the decision to release Ukrainian political prisoners will be made during the meeting in the Normandy format.
16:53, 10 October 2019