12 Feb Russian Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova, the Vice-President of the European Ombudsman Nina Karpachova visited in jail “Lefortovo” the wounded Ukrainian military sailors. Parliament Commissioner for human rights, Lyudmila Denisova said that Karpachova was not authorized to represent interests of Ukraine in the field of protection of human rights in relations between the two countries.
Parliament Commissioner for human rights, Lyudmila Denisova said that he had expressed to his Russian counterpart Tatiana Moskalkova “strong protest” because of her visits to the wounded Ukrainian prisoners of war along with the Vice-President of the European Institute of the Ombudsman Nina Karpachova. About Denisov wrote on his page in Facebook.
“For a long time, I have repeatedly addressed Moskalkova to grant me permission as Authorized Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on human rights, to visit the detained sailors. I have been informed that the decision on my visiting the wounded within the competence of the Federal security service of Russia and Federal service of execution of punishments of Russia. At the same time, the Russian side was admitted to Ukrainian sailors Nina Karpachova, who unlike me are not authorized to represent interests of Ukraine in relations in the sphere of protection of human rights between our countries”, – said Denisov.
She confirmed the readiness of the Ukrainian side to provide Moskalkova unimpeded access to the detainees in Ukraine Russian citizens subject to simultaneous access of the Ukrainian Ombudsman to the imprisoned citizens of Ukraine in Russia and the Crimea.
In addition, Denisov called on the Russian Ombudsman to facilitate the immediate solution of the question of the exchange of 25 citizens of Ukraine, 25 citizens of the Russian Federation in the shortest possible time.
12 February, together with Moskalkova Karpachova visited in jail “Lefortovo” the wounded Ukrainian military sailors Andrew Adera, Basil Soroka and Andrew Artemenko.
February 17, first Deputy speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said that the former Ukrainian Ombudsman “playing to the Kremlin scenario.”
“The official Ukrainian Commissioner for human rights, Lyudmila Denisova, despite all her efforts and perseverance of our foreign Ministry, and was not allowed to visit sailors… Hybrid war is when Russia uses a hybrid “Ombudsman”, – wrote Gerashchenko.
The lawyers ‘ Union of Ukraine, said Gerashchenko, criticizing Karpacheva, the Ukrainian harm the captive sailors.