Contents tagged with Russian political prisoners

  • Eight more Russians ask to be exchanged for Ukrainian political prisoners

    Eight Russian citizens have written a letter addressed to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking to be exchanged for Ukrainian political prisoners, Ukrainian Human Rights Commissioner Lyudmyla Denisova reported.

    During her monitoring of the detention centers, Denisova met with the Russians, who gave her their  requests to be exchanged.

    “The following asked to be exchanged: Vyacheslav Vysotsky (Cherkasy penal colony No. 62), Valery Ivanov and Alexander Valekhidis (Drohobych penal colony No. 4 …