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".
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has called for sanctions against those who took control of was the laws of the jurisdiction of the enterprise on the territory of Donbass, not controlled Kiev. He stated this at a meeting with foreign Ministers of UK and Poland Boris Johnson and Witold Wasikowski.
The participants of the contact group in Minsk agreed to the withdrawal from the contact line in the Donbass heavy weapons. In February, the contact group also agreed to the withdrawal of all weapons by 20 February. However, the parties to the conflict are unable to do it.
In Kiev, the protesters brought to the Maidan in a casket, dressed in a striped robe the mannequin, whose face was pasted a photo of the head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva. According to activists, so they decided to congratulate the head of the NBU with the resignation and "let her leave quietly and take a break from work"
U.S. Ambassador to Russia may become the former Governor of Utah John huntsman. About it reports CNN with reference to own sources in the administration. According to interlocutors of the channel, the huntsman was contacted on this issue with key advisors to the President of Donald trump and himself.
The head of the district Council Perovo, Moscow city, the 51-year-old Alexander Dovgopol detained on suspicion in fraud in especially large size. According to investigators, in late 2016, the official has signed a contract with a private firm for the provision of information services, they are not received but the money was transferred.
Russian tennis player Evgeny Donskoy defeated Swiss Roger Federer in the second round of the tournament of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP) in Dubai. The meeting was held on Wednesday and ended with the victory of Russians with the score 3:6, 7:6 (9:7), 7:6 (7:5). In the second set, Donskoy played three match points.