The plane with Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev, which in Ukraine is called “the GRU soldiers, shall be sent to Moscow, sources told Russia Today.
According to the Flightradar24 website, from Antonov airport near Kiev (also known as Hostomel’) flew the plane An-148 of the special flight detachment “Russia”. “Ukrainian Pravda” reported that there are “soldiers of the GRU”.
Earlier, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters that the plane with servicewoman Nadezhda Savchenko returned to Ukraine. According to UNN, Savchenko met the President’s press Secretary Vladislav Tsigalko and Vice-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko.
TSN, citing sources reported that the plane with Savchenko on Board will arrive at 14:45 in Kiev Borispol airport.
In a press-service of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that at 14:00 he will deliver a special statement. Then the performance was moved to 15:00.
“The Ukrainian truth” has previously described a possible scheme of exchange Savchenko on the army plane army will fly out of Russia simultaneously with another plane, that of Ukraine transportorul Alexander Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev.
is an online broadcast of what is happening.
The day before during telephone conversation in “channel format” — with the heads of Russia, Germany and France — the Ukrainian President urged to free Ukrainian pilot.
Nadezhda Savchenko was recognized by Russian court as a guilty in the death of Russian journalists and sentenced to 22 years in prison. The court came to the conclusion that in the summer of 2014 she fought in the Ukrainian battalion “Aydar” in Luhansk region and brought artillery fire on a film crew of VGTRK.
After almost a month a court in Kiev has recognized Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov guilty of terrorism and participation in hostilities in the Donbass. They were sentenced to 14 years in prison.