General Staff: 184 Ukrainian soldiers held prisoner by militants

13:07, 26 January 2015
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Russian-backed insurgents are holding 184 Ukrainian servicemen prisoner, Acting Speaker of the General Staff of Ukraine Vladyslav Selezniov said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday.

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"According to official data, 184 soldiers are being held prisoner," he said.

As reported earlier, the head of the center for the release of prisoners Volodymyr Ruban said that 30 Ukrainian soldiers had been captured by the militants of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

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