DPR transfers body of Ukrainian soldier, perished in Debaltsevo, to Ukraine

The DPR Defence Ministry’s representatives handed over the body of soldier, perished not far from Logvinovo locality near Debaltsevo in 2015 to Kiev, reports the Head of the department on cases of war prisoners and temporary missing of the DPR Defence Ministry’s office, Oksana Solenaya.

“Today at 03:00 pm we handed over the body of the Ukrainian soldier, perished in 2015 during the Debaltsevo operation in Logvinovo locality to the volunteer organization “Evacuation 200”,” underlined Solenaya.

She added that such actions as exhumation, expertise and personal identification preceded the body transferring.

It should be reminded that in mid-July, representatives of the DPR Defence Ministry met the chairperson of the UN monitoring mission for human rights in Ukraine, Fiona Fraser. In the course of the meeting, the DPR representatives asked to influence the Ukrainian side in the matter of transferring the remains of the DPR soldiers who were killed in 2014-2015. The question is still open.

DONi News Agency