The Russian foreign Ministry commented on the situation around the detained in the Donbas “contractor” Ageeva

The Russian foreign Ministry denied the information that Russia has thrown the Russian contractor of Victor Ageeva in the Ukrainian captivity. This was at the briefing in Moscow said the official speaker of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova.

“This information is untrue. It’s a lie, it is an absolute lie,” – said Zakharov.

According to her, the Russian Embassy in Kiev in the framework of its competence is “an active work on protection of rights and legitimate interests of Russian citizens”. Also the consular division have been instructed to keep the matter under constant control, said the speaker of the foreign Ministry.

Zakharov promised to inform the Russians about the fate Ageeva, although, according to her, it is impossible to release information about him in full volume, including security concerns.

As reported, the Russian contractor Ageev 1995 year of birth were detained Ukrainian military in the composition of DRG militants, which was disposed on 24 June near the village of Zholobok in Luhansk region.

Mother Ageeva, his friends and former colleagues confirmed to reporters that after military service he left to serve in the army under the contract, which was signed in March 2017.

On June 28, the defense Ministry said that, unlike last year, “left in reserve”.

While the Kremlin has avoided answering the question about the possibility of the exchange the Russians taken prisoner in Ukraine by Ukrainians held in Russia.