KIEV, September 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Militia’s of Ukrainian south-east say that 37 militiamen were realesded, along with 37 Ukrainian servicemen.
“The exchange of prisoners was organized at about 4am,” the source said.
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko wrote on his Facebook page that 36 Ukrainian serviceman were released.
“Following the talks, 21 servicemen were released yesterday, and just now - 36 Ukrainian military. The ceasefire allows us release our military, improve the armed forces, the defense line and protect cities and towns,” he wrote.
Early on Thursday, Poroshenko wrote in Twitter he received information about the release of 6 servicemn in Horlivka and 20 more in Donetsk. He told the government from the moment the ceasefire was announced, about 700 military were released.