The Ministry of justice reported that there was agreement from the Ukrainian side to accept Ukrainian citizens serving sentences in correctional facilities in the occupied Crimea. About it reported in a press-Department service, transfers «Ukrainian truth» with reference to Russian state media.
«From the Ukrainian side agreed with the move the number of Ukrainian citizens serving sentences in correctional facilities of Russia, who was convicted by verdicts of Ukrainian courts to deprivation of liberty for up to 18 March 2014», — is told in the message of Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation.
Earlier, the representative of the Ukrainian Ombudsman Michael Chaplyga said that initially, the parties discussed the transfer of 18 convicted, but one of them was a Russian citizenship, one is freed on PAROLE, so we are talking about transfer for serving of punishment of 16 prisoners from the Crimea.
Recall, before it also became known that three Crimean political prisoners convicted in the case in the Russian Federation banned Islamic political party «Hizb ut-Tahrir», was taken «on stage» from Rostov-on-don. Is Nuri Primov, Ferat saifullaev and Rustem Vahitov. In the local jail remained Ruslan Zeitullaev, who is awaiting a retrial.
The Russian Ministry of justice is ready to transfer Ukraine 16 prisoners from the Crimea — media 24.01.2017