The President posted this on his Facebook page.
"I have made and will make every effort to release Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh whom we consider to be Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia," Poroshenko wrote.
He stressed that all prisoners should be released, according to the Minsk agreements. "I gave appropriate instructions to the Foreign Ministry and the Security Service," the President stressed.
Today, the jury trial in the city of Grozny in Russia's Chechen Republic found Ukrainian citizens Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh guilty of allegedly committing crimes during the Chechen war.