The officials in question are the chief and an employee of the
Donetsk regional administration’s internal policy department, Lysenko
said at a news conference in Kyiv on July 25.
Lysenko blamed members of illegal armed groups opposing Ukrainian
government forces for the abduction. “Preliminary findings indicate that
they have been transported to and are being held at the office of the
Ukrainian Security Service department for the Donetsk region,” he said.
It was reported earlier that unidentified men seized the building of
the Donetsk regional administration’s information policy and press