Poroshenko has pardoned journalist Vitaly Didenko

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree pardoning journalist Vitaly Didenko, who was serving a sentence for extremism. The document published on the official website of the President. The decree comes into force from the day of its signing.

Didenko together with another journalist Elena Pisanski arrived in Moscow Vnukovo airport this afternoon. Simultaneously, Ukraine arrived pardoned the citizens of the country Gennady Afanasyev and Yury Soloshenko.

Pardon the journalist earlier in the day announced Odessa edition “Timer”. Without specifying sources, the media claimed that he and Slishinsky needs to be exchanged for two convicted in Russia of Ukrainians.” On arrival in Moscow Didenko thanked the Russian authorities for help in liberation.

Didenko had to serve his sentence for three years subject to six months in jail each day were counted for a four day stay in the colony. However, to date, how to write “Timer”, the sentence of the journalist was almost finished.