He says the transfer of detainees should be handled at the level of the state rather than individuals.
19:59, 29 January 2021
The recent exchange of detainees between Kyiv and the "DPR"/"LPR" took place on April 16, 2020.
22:59, 27 January 2021
The swap would be second this year and the fourth since Zelensky became president in 2019.
21:58, 06 August 2020
There is no final decision on new sites for the disengagement of forces and weapons.
21:56, 10 July 2020
The ministry called on the international community to help free all Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia and in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
15:35, 06 January 2020
The reports on the number of captives are being updated based on the incoming data.
14:50, 08 November 2019
Swap lists may be changed up to the start date of the exchange.
11:09, 06 September 2019
The Ukrainian envoy's press secretary says that the whereabouts of 69 Ukrainian hostages in Russia-occupied Donbas have been confirmed.
21:56, 17 July 2019
Gerashchenko stressed that Ukraine should firmly hold on to its position on the implementation of Minsk agreements, hostage swap, the release of Kremlin prisoners, and the refusal to negotiate with terrorist leaders.
18:40, 28 April 2019
The president earlier instructed the SBU to report on further feasibility of Medvedchuk's participation in detainee swap talks.
11:00, 15 April 2019
The Ukrainian delegation offered their Russian counterparts an exchange format under the following formulas: "25 Russians for 25 Ukrainian political prisoners" and "72 separatists for 19 Ukrainian hostages".
19:20, 13 February 2019
The entire international community supports Ukraine on the issue of hostage release, the representative adds.
10:40, 28 December 2018
The Russian side provided no official response to "dozens" of Ukraine's proposals to swap Ukrainians, the official said.
14:55, 27 December 2018
According to Gerashchenko, Ukraine will put forward 22-22 and 72-19 swap formats.
20:30, 21 December 2018
A Ukrainian tanker Bohdan Pantyushenko and special forces' Serhiy Hlondar and Oleksandr Korynkov were captured almost four years ago.
15:40, 16 December 2018
Ukraine offered to hand over 23 Russian detainees in exchange for 23 Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia, as well as to pardon 66 so-called separatists in exchange for the release of 19 Ukrainian military held by Russian-backed militants in Donbas.
20:30, 04 December 2018
Leaders of Germany and France reiterated the responsibility of all parties regading the need to respect ceasefire.
13:40, 12 November 2018
At the same time, Russia is trying to meddle in Ukraine's election campaign.
23:55, 06 November 2018
All 23 Russians have been indicted or convicted on grave charges like terrorism, murders, participation in war, and espionage.
20:00, 23 June 2018