MOSCOW, October 19. / TASS /. Moscow regards the detention of the representative of Luhansk in the Joint Center for Control and Prison (JCCC) Andrey Kosyak by the Ukrainian security forces as a provocation and detention Kiev detention of a citizen of the Russian Federation consular access.
“They tell in the commentary of the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Zakharova spread on Tuesday. We will continue to strive for the observance of the legal rights of the Russian citizen.”
Russia also expects a “principled assessment of the incident” from the OSCE. “We hope that its Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine will take a more active, responsible and impartial approach, closely monitor the situation on the contact line in Donbass and faithfully reflect it in its reports, thereby contributing to a procedural settlement,” Zakharova said.