Poroshenko said about the departure from Moscow Ukrainians Soloshenko and Afanasyev


Convicts in Russia, Ukrainians Gennadiy Afanasyev and Yuri Soloshenko will fly from Moscow to Ukraine, said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his Twitter Tuesday.

“Finally! Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasiev already on Board Ukrainian plane and fly out of Moscow to Ukraine”, — wrote Poroshenko.

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, the Agency UNN, without specifying sources, reported that the plane An-26, which should take Afanasyev and Soloshenko, landed at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport. UNN noted that the aircraft will go back to Ukraine immediately after his side mount Ukrainians.

According to UNN, at the airport “Gostomel” near Kiev landed the plane flew from Russia for the people exchanged for Ukrainians Yuri Soloshenko and Gennady Afanasyev”.

Verkhovna Rada Deputy Nadiya Savchenko, who returned to Ukraine from Russia on may 25, said UNN, plans to meet with Afanasyev and Soloshenko upon their return. “Will I meet them? As for me at the airport, to pounce and tear into pieces I won’t. The boys and I will meet up quietly, we sit down drink some vodka and talk about how we have hurt”, she said.