Afanasyev, Soloshenko returning from Russia exchanged on basis "two for two" - Tandit

14.06.2016 16:54 439

A return of Ukrainian political prisoners Hennadiy Afanasyev and Yury Soloshenko from Russia was achieved thanks to the implementation of the exchange based on the formula "two for two", adviser to chairman of the SBU Yuri Tandit told on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel, Ukrinform reports.

"Today is a joyful day - two of our heroes, who were held illegally in Russia, come back home. Talking about the conditions of their release I can say that in the framework of an agreement reached at the highest the formula" two prisoners for two prisoners has been implemented,” said Tandit.

He also noted that the two people who left Ukraine were directly linked to the events in Odesa that took place in May of 2014.


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