November 30, 2018 / 1:53 PM / 15 days ago

Detained Ukrainian sailors taken to Moscow prisons: Russian TV

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has transported 24 Ukrainian sailors captured off the coast of Crimea at the weekend to prison facilities in Moscow, Russian channel TV Rain reported on Friday.

Twenty-one of the men are being held in the Lefortovo remand prison in Moscow and three who were wounded during their capture are in a hospital wing of a jail, the channel reported, citing a public body that monitors prisons.

Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Robin Pomeroy

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