“Regarding Balukh, today during a meeting with Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, we have discussed the release of our political prisoners. He will talk about this issue within his visit to Germany at the meeting with Angela Merkel the next week.” - told Geraschenko.
On April 2, 2018, a trial on the case of Volodymyr Balukh, an activist, was held in a district court of Razdolnoe. Within the trial the court granted an application of the lawyer. According to the application Balukh’s civil defender is the Archbishop Clement. Also, it is known that the convoy beat Volodymyr Balukh after the trial on the appeal.