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Office of President of Ukraine states that process of release of prisoners has not yet been completed 08/30/2019 12:57:03. Total views 524. Views today — 1.

The release of detainees between the Russian Federation and Ukraine has not yet been completed. This was reported on Facebook of the Office of the President of Ukraine.

"The process of mutual release of detainees continues. Information about its completion is untrue. This is not the first time we have seen information chaos caused by a link to confirmed information and numerous "sources". We urge to understand the consequences of misinformation: this is a game with the emotions of society. When mutual release of the detainees will end, the Office of the President will report this on official channels", - the statement said.

Also, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Danylyuk, told Hromadske that he hoped for the exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia, but added that it would be commented on only when it was all over.

When asked if there is information that Ukrainian sailors and political prisoners will arrive in Ukraine today, Danylyuk said: "I do not comment on this issue. We will comment on when this happens. Let us wait for the fact itself. This is a very important issue".

To the clarifying question, whether there will be an exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia today, he replied"We hope".

According to Krym Realii, today dozens of journalists gathered at the Kyiv airport after reports that political prisoners and sailors would arrive here in the framework of the Ukrainian-Russian exchange. Also, according to Krym Realii, the wife of Ukrainian sailor Roman Mokriak – Oksana is there.

Earlier, the newly elected Prosecutor General of Ukraine Ruslan Riaboshapka spread in his Facebook, or rather, reprinted the message of the Verkhovna Rada employee Anna Islamova, in which it was said with reference to Apostrophe that "the exchange was completed: the sailors, Sentsov, Karpiuk, Balukh and Hryb are flying home".