The militants “LNR” captured and tortured the Ukrainian scouts, the command Mat

Command of special operations Forces, the APU will initiate an appeal to the international human rights organizations


In command of the special operations Forces of the Armed forces of Ukraine confirmed that the militants of the terrorist organization “LNR” captured the captivity of the Ukrainian military intelligence, communication with whom was lost on 11 February. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry in Facebook.

“On March 10, 2017, the representatives of the so-called Ministry of state security of the self-proclaimed psevdorespubliki, under the control of which is part of the Luhansk region of our state, posted a video of the interrogation of the military intelligence of the Armed forces of Ukraine. Unlike the representatives of the Russian Federation, we do not abandon their children. As previously reported by the press center of staff ATO, 11 Feb 2017 they had lost contact with the scouts that performed the task in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the Lugansk region”, – stated in the message.

The Ministry said that a video released by terrorists has given the opportunity to make sure that our soldiers are alive and are in captivity of Russian-terrorist forces.

At the same time in the command of the MTR noted that representatives of the special services of another country and affiliated terrorist groups are working with their prisoners according to the usual scheme – physical torture and psychological pressure, psychotropic substances, disregard of the individual, with the militants forced to admit hostages in those actions to which they are irrelevant.

“Soldiers of the Armed forces of Ukraine performs regular tasks while conducting special reconnaissance in certain areas. These tasks are not associated with subversive activities and threaten the civilian population, but performed in an extremely tense atmosphere, in conditions of armed confrontation between terrorist groups inside the self-proclaimed psevdorespubliki”, – told the Agency.

In this regard, the MTR command initiates an appeal to the international human rights organizations, the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire and stabilization of the demarcation line of the parties, the Special OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine, other organizations, public and state figures with a request to ensure compliance with human behavior and speedy return home of soldiers APU, which fell into the hands of terrorists controlled territory of the Luhansk region.

In addition, the Department insists on an independent medical examination with involvement of international experts on assessment and monitoring of the physical and mental state of the soldiers-scouts, who are being held hostage.

The MTR also insist on conducting the diagnosis to identify the results of the use of psychotropic substances on organisms warriors hostages.