Monthly Archives: December 2019

Zelensky: If I could give away 100 Berkut fighters in order to return one of our scouts, I would do it

President Zelensky commented on the exchange of the former Berkut fighters for the first time22:40, 29 December 2019300 Zelensky talked to people at the airport Dec 29,2019t.me/pavlovskynews At Boryspil Airport, President Volodymyr Zelensky commented the exchange of the former Berkut fighters for the first time as the society was discussing its feasibility during a week. Zelensky stated that it was demand of

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President was supposed to explain the release of Berkut to hundreds of Heavenly families, but went to the opening of the bridge

Sometimes the only thing left when dealing with a cannibal is to simply stand by his victim. By eater, I mean Putin and his regime. He unscrewed our hands and put us in a situation that basically should not be. I just returned from the court of appeal, which released the Berkutsk people under personal obligation. Everyone understood what the decision of the

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Prisoner swap: Ukraine extradited accused of attempt on Okueva and Osmaev

Artur Denisultanov spent two and a half years in a Ukrainian pre-trial detention center waiting a court verdict, and three days before the exchange, charges were against him were dropped21:20, 29 December 2019200 Artur DenisultanovOpen source Ukraine extradited to militants Artur Denisultanov who was accused of an attempted assassination of Chechen volunteers who took part in hostilities in Donbas on

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Liberated Ukrainians fly home, – President’s Office

The board is heading to Boryspil airport, where they will be met by the president of Ukraine20:52, 29 December 2019000 Open source Ukrainians liberated during the prisoner swap between Ukraine and uncontrolled Donbas territories are flying home from the Chuguyiv military airfield. This was reported by the press service of the President’s Office. “The board with the 76th liberated Ukrainians flies from the

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France Macron, Germany Merkel welcome prisoner swap in Ukraine

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed a prisoner swap completed on Sunday between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, they said in a joint statement. Remaining detainees in the five-year conflict were bussed to an exchange point in the breakaway Donbass region, in an exchange that was agreed upon

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List of exchanged for the Berkut Agents

The Security Service of Ukraine published a complete list of Ukrainians, who returned from the conclusion of the occupied territories of Donbas. Relevant information was published on the SBU website. A complete list of released people is as follows: Military servicemen Volodymyr Voskoboinyk Oleksandr Heimur Serhiy Hlondar Ivan Duyev Kim Duvanov Yuriy Yevtoshok Vasyl Zhemelinsky Serhiy Ivanchuk Oleksandr Korinkov Bohdan Pantiushenko Borys

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Russian soldiers evacuated by helicopter after fist fight with American military in Syria

The media reported that the Russian soldiers had been urgently evacuated after a fist fight with American military. As Russian publication The Military Review (Voyennoe Obozrenie) reports, citing several sources, the fight between American and  Russian soldiers did take place in Syria, and, as a result, the Russian soldiers had to be urgently taken to the hospital. “The Israeli press drew attention

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Kyiv-Donbas swap: Pro-Kremlin militants bring people to Mayorske checkpoint

The exchange began as intended, at 11 a.m. Sunday10:55, 29 December 2019400 Armed militants, prisoner swap, December 2019TASS Members of the pro-Kremlin illegal armed formations in Donbas brought the forcefully held Ukrainians to the site of exchange.  Vehicles of the International Committee of the Red Cross parked in the area. OSCE vehicles patrol the premises, checking whether the exchange procedure is not

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Protesters block remand prison in Kyiv to prevent prisoner swap with occupied Donbas

Reason for protest is that former law enfocers from Berkut riot police are on exchange list09:40, 29 December 2019000 112 Agency Protesters that gathered near the Lukyanivsky pre-trial detention center in Kyiv to block the prisoner swap between Ukraine and occupied Donbas are still blocking the facility. The reason for their actions is that former law enfocers from Berkut riot

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Relatives of the Heroes of Heavenly Hundreds are asked to be included in the list for the exchange of prisoners of Portnov instead of ex-Berkut

Relatives of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes are asked not to include ex-Berkutovites on the list for the exchange of prisoners, but instead to give the former deputy head of the Presidential Administration, Yanukovych Andrey Portnov. This was reported in GO Rodini Heavenly Hundreds. Families of Heroes expressed their indignation at the inaction of law enforcement agencies and the lack of reaction

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PGO confirms ex-Berkut riot policemen on prisoner exchange lists

Ukrainian Prosecutor Serhiy Kutsy has confirmed that former Berkut special forces officers accused of killing rally holders near Maidan (Independence Square in Kyiv) are on the exchange lists, the online edition of Hromadske.ua reports. Prosecutors are asking to change the measure of restraint for former Berkut members, since they are on the exchange lists. Kutsy during a court hearing read

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