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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Poroshenko expects to return to his homeland “Crimean terrorists” Afanas’eva and Soloshenko


The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, speaking to journalists of the Ukrainian TV channel “inter”, has commented on a possible release and repatriation of convicted persons in the Russian Federation Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyev on charges of preparing terrorist acts in Crimea.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

According to Poroshenko, the corresponding negotiations are conducted now in Moscow the former head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Victor Medvedchuk.

The Ukrainian head of state did not announce any specific date of return Soloshenko and Afanasyeva, but expressed confidence that it still held.

Not ready to name a specific date or a lot of names, but, by prior arrangement with Russia, we look forward to returning home Afanasyev and Soloshenko”, – he said.

We will remind, Gennady Afanasyev was sentenced in Russia to 7 years of strict regime colony as a partner of the Ukrainian Director Oleg Sentsov, sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges of attempting to organize terrorist attacks in the Crimea. As for Yuri Soloshenko, he was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for espionage and attempting to export from Russia to Ukraine on the “KAMAZ” the secret components for anti-aircraft missile complex s-300.

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