The U.S. state Department asked in a persistent form from Russia to release all captured Ukrainians
Dmitry Zlatarev. U.S. officials emphasize that Russia freed all the captured Ukrainians, said on Thursday, assistant Secretary of state Tom Malinowski.
"Even assuming that the Russian Federation informs that is not a party to the conflict in Ukraine, the Russian Authorities detained Ukrainians," said he, representing the state Department report on human rights in States of the world.
"most people know about the pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, but there are other cases. All of these citizens must be returned to their homeland, " said Malinowski.
the Commissioner of the state Department Also argued about as if the existence of human rights violations on the territory controlled by terrorists and in the Crimea." The responsibility he has placed only on the Russian Federation.
Savchenko, who took part in the fighting in the Donbas on the side of the Ukrainian security officers from the volunteer battalion " Aidar ", is accused of belonging to the deprivation of life 2 correspondents VGTRK in the Donbass in the summer of 2014. Russian investigators believe that she acted as a spotter fire under fire. Also blame her for crossing the border. Since the summer of 2014 is set in a Russian jail.