Ukrainian Parliament’s Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denysova told about the exchange at Moscow press conference. “Ukraine expresses deep disappointment and concern over the fact that the humanitarian mission of ombudspersons who were intended to visit citizens in Ukraine and Russia was politicized and blocked by Russia,” she said.
“We are ready to take back the detained citizens in line with the extradition procedure. But Russia is refusing us in extradition. We seek to take them back through political agreements. We are ready to transfer 23 Russian citizens convicted in Ukraine for plotting terror acts, espionage, taking part in hostilities, in exchange for 23 Ukrainians held in Russian prisons,” Denysova added.
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