MOSCOW, March 14. The head of Council under RF President on development of civil society and human rights (SPCH) Michael Fedotov considers the right to exchange the former Ukrainian army Hope Savchenko, which is judged in Russia, arrested in Ukraine, the Russian citizens Alexander Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev.
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“The Minsk agreement, their spirit, involve the exchange by a principle “all for all”. And we have stressed that we believe that it would be very humane to Nadezhda Savchenko, returned home, and our citizens – Erofeev and Aleksandrov – also returned home. And the sooner this happens the better,” said Fedotov in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24”.
He stressed that the HRC is following the situation closely. “What is happening in Ukraine, worries me because we got information that the lawyer of one of our guys is gone, the other threatened with criminal prosecution. It all now is not the time. Would like to see how quickly this exchange took place and everyone left would be home,” said Fedotov.
“This would facilitate the implementation of the Minsk agreements and to restore normal relations between our peoples”, – concluded the head of the HRC.