The Declaration contained the names of 52 people, wrongfully convicted in the Russian Federation.
List of Ukrainians illegally detained in Russia, is increasing. This was stated on March 9, the first Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Irina Gerashchenko.
“We are fighting for the liberation of all (citizens of Ukraine – ed.) who are detained in Russia. And the list of these citizens increases,” – said I. Gerashchenko.
Vice-speaker of the Parliament stressed that the decision of the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to parliaments of foreign countries condemning political repression by the Russian Federation against Ukrainian citizens has an important political meaning.
“Statement of the Parliament is not just a list (of political prisoners – ed.) is an important political statement, because the names listed are those who have accurate information and to whom we have all the details of the detention, and then we specify that all other – all other names that we must free all,” she said.
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