President Perto Poroshenko said, pro Russian rebels have released 1200 captives in Ukraine.
This releases followed the Friday’s ceasefire deal, he said, which included an exchange of prisoners. He was speaking during a visit to the strategic south-eastern port city of Mariupol, which has come under shelling from pro-Russian rebels in recent days.
Mr Poroshenko announced his arrival on twitter saying, “Mariupol is Ukraine. We will not surrender this land to anyone.”