The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said about the release from captivity 57 troops. The head of state wrote on his page in Facebook.
Poroshenko said that 21 people had been released in the course of negotiations on Thursday, September 11, and 36 - in the night of Friday, September 12.
At the same time, at the headquarters of the militia reported RIA Novosti that in the night of Friday the militia gave 31 strongman, and in return received 36 fighters defense of Donbass. However earlier in the headquarters of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic was talking about the exchange of 36 military on the 31st of militia.
An agreement about the exchange of prisoners was reached during the consultations of the contact group on the crisis in the East of Ukraine, which took place in Minsk on 5 September. Kiev and militias have repeatedly accused each other of delaying the process of exchange. So, in DND claimed that the Ukrainian authorities do not provide the list of detainees supporters DND and LNR, and in the NSDC of Ukraine stated that the process breaks down because of the inconsistency of the militia who are not always go to those conditions, which first put forward".
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor announced that he had signed a contract to host the fight according to the rules of Boxing American Floyd Mayweather. The athlete said that now awaiting a decision by al Haimona, who is representing Mayweather, the boxer.
People's artist of Russia, founder of the direction of painting "economise" Alexander Tikhomirov died in Blagoveshchensk. About it reported in a press-service of the government of the Amur region. The artist was 61 years old. The cause of death is not known. Tikhomirov was born in 1956 in the town of Elektrostal, Moscow oblast.
The flight WZ-9382 Red Wings airlines from Yekaterinburg to Antalya was delayed for 7.5 hours. This is evidenced by the on-line website of the carrier. The Tu-204 had to leave awagaman Koltsovo at 6:00 local time (4:00 GMT) on Thursday, may 18, but the flight was postponed to 13:30 (11:30 GMT).