Russia wants to destabilize the situation in Ukraine in this way.
Ukraine is working hard to return every captive. To solve this problem, all available opportunities are being used, while Kiev does not neglect the help of foreign colleagues.
This was stated by the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Moscow Military District, the head of the Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War, Kirill Budanov.
Russia is playing its usual game. It is trying to play the card of “socially complex”, in their understanding, segments of our population, to which the “Azov” issue can be attributed, because this is perceived very painfully in society. country,” Budanov noted.
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He recalled that even the commanders of the “Azov” regiment were returned, and over time “everyone will be pulled out.”
The health status of those who returned from Russian captivity is quite poor, most of them need rehabilitation, they have chronic diseases that require medical attention, more than 90% of those who returned claim that they were subjected to torture.< /p>
230 Ukrainian soldiers and civilians were returned from Russian captivity. Some of the defenders defended Mariupol and Azovstal.
Over the coming weeks There may be another exchange of prisoners of war between Ukraine and Russia.