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Journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva has been liberated from captivity – Poroshenko 03/03/2016 16:16:51. Total views 1188. Views today — 0.

Journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva has been liberated from "LPR" captivity. This was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Facebook.

"The journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva has been liberated from captivity, I am proud of her courage and fortitude!", - said the President.

As previously reported, journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva was in "LPR" captivity for over a year. Previously, Luhansk regional organization of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine appealed to the authorized by President of Ukraine on the peaceful resolution of the conflict in Donetsk and Luhansk regions deputy Irina Gerashchenko with the request to promote liberation of Varfolomeyeva. It was reported that journalist Maria Varfolomeyeva, who was imprisoned by "LPR" militants, was kept in a single confinement cell in a basement with no light and weighed about 30 kg.