On July 15, the Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada for Human Rights Liudmyla Denysova and the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova held a meeting in Kyiv. This was reported by the press service of the Ombudsman’s Office of Ukraine.
Liudmyla Denysova reported that during the meeting were discussed issues of the return of Ukrainian citizens, which are held in the territory of the Russian Federation and the occupied Crimea, as well as the issues of Russian citizens in Ukraine.
She noted that has been considered the possibilities of providing independent doctors for Bekirov, Grib, Balukh and other political prisoners, for conducting an appropriate independent examination.
Moskalkova, in her turn, thanked the Ukrainian side for the constructive work and intensification of activities for the imprisoned citizens.
She positively responded to a telephone conversation between Zelensky and Putin, and noted that she would influence the further resolution of the situation with the prisoners.
The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation noted that in the near future there will be conducted a full audit of the prisoners’ lists, and will be outlined an action plan to provide them with humanitarian assistance.
As The Journalist reported, Denysova and Moskalkova discussed the simultaneous release of detained and convicted citizens.