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One of the most problematic issues remain the demands by pro-Russian militants set forward before the Ukrainian authorities to release “63 criminals who have nothing to do with the conflict in Donbas," Gerashchenko said.

She added that the demand has been voiced as an ultimatum.

Read alsoRussia, militants claim 69 Ukrainian hostages in captivity, not 132 as Kyiv insists – Humanitarian Envoy"Ukrainian representatives, who were endowed with all the relevant powers and directives, once again sharply raised the issue of agreeing on a specific date for the liberation of all Ukrainians! We are ready for a compromise in order to take our people out of there, and we are moving in this direction," Gerashchenko said.