Envoy of the Donetsk People’s Republic in the Contact Group, spokesman of the People’s Council of the DPR Denis Pushilin stated that the Republic waited for the BIG EXCHANGE of prisoners of war with Kiev till the end of the year.
‘Ukraine did everything possible to delay the exchange, only this active taking part of Russian President may change the situation, and we will have BIG EXCHANGE at the end of the year’, said Pushilin on the air of Russia 24.
He pointed out that nevertheless, Humanitarian subgroup reached agreement of exchange, Kiev did everything possible to delay it.
All people whom we detained were people who were detained at the battle of field with armament that killed civilians. However, we are ready to hand them, but Ukraine tries to make from political prisoners criminals and not to send them’, added Pushilin.