Title: Two Russians kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur have freed: Russia's foreign ministry
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 06-06-2015, 02:44 PM
03:44 PM Jun, 06 2015
SudaneseOnline News-Khartoum Sudan
My Library at SudaneseOnline
Russia's foreign ministry announced on Saturday that two Russians kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur in January have been freed by their captors
The two men were abducted by an unidentified group near the town of Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur state, on January 29.
“The ministry said the hostages, employees of airline UTair, was in good health and had been freed as a result of co-operation between the ministry, the Sudanese authorities, the United Nations Secretariat and UNAMID, the U.N.-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur.
Russian media reported the hostages had been freed through negotiation and without the use of force or payment of a ransom, citing an official in the Russian embassy in the Sudanese capital Khartoum.
The men were due to arrive in Khartoum from Zalingei Saturday afternoon, and were reportedly in good health, Safukov added.
They were employed by Russia's UTair Company and were in Sudan on a contract for the UN-AU mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Russian media had reported.
The mission deployed to the western region in 2007 to protect civilians and secure aid to Darfur, which has been wracked by conflict since 2003 when ethnic insurgents rebelled against the government complaining of marginalization.
Topics related to the subject or the author
Ending of suspension of 4 newspapers next week: Sudan’s Information Minister 06-03-15, 08:16 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan Journalists Union convene a panel discussion with security and media professionals 05-30-15, 04:18 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s security says it will lift the suspension on 4 newspapers 05-29-15, 11:29 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudanese Journalists protest against confiscation of 10 newspapers 05-28-15, 00:53 AM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudanese journalists Union (SJU) rejects confiscating of 10 newspapers 05-26-15, 03:53 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s ruling party describes EU and US stances on the elections as “unjustifiable” 04-29-15, 05:08 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s president warns South Sudan to disarm the rebels or face repercussions 04-29-15, 05:03 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan security stresses that the current year will be the last one for the insurgency 04-26-15, 04:51 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan: Urgent Action on Adil Ibrahiem Bakheit from Amnesty International 04-24-15, 06:38 PM, Amnesty InternationalSudan’s security targets press and political opponents during the elections period:Amnesty Intern 04-24-15, 05:13 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsKhartoum receives nationals from (36) States evacuated from Yemen 04-24-15, 02:37 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsNearly 8 million children in Sudan to be vaccinated against measles 04-24-15, 02:34 PM, Radio DabangaSudanese human rights defender detained on baseless charges and others at risk after armed raid on 04-19-15, 06:37 AM, african centre for justiceSudanese security confiscates copies of Al-Youm al-Tali newspaper 04-18-15, 04:36 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsUrgent safety concern for activist Sandra Kodouda kidnapped in Sudan 04-13-15, 09:32 PM, african centre for justiceDetentions, civil society closures, media restrictions on eve of Sudan elections Sudan lacks conduc 04-12-15, 11:03 PM, african centre for justice190 foreign organizations demand to monitor the elections: Sudan’s electoral body 04-11-15, 03:40 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudanese security agents beat up lawyers in Khartoum 04-01-15, 06:05 PM, Radio DabangaSudan govt. not serious about National Dialogue: rebel leader 03-29-15, 05:24 PM, Radio DabangaSecurity agents thwart anti-election forum in Port Sudan 03-25-15, 01:51 AM, Radio DabangaSISSA to meet in Khartoum to discuss the economic sanctions effects on the security in Africa 03-22-15, 05:10 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsNote by the Sudanese opposition organizations in the Diaspora 03-20-15, 06:38 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan detainee El Agar needs eye surgery 03-18-15, 07:45 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s Profs demand justice for slain student 03-13-15, 05:13 PM, Radio DabangaThe Secretary-General Remarks at the opening session of the Commission on the Status of Women 03-09-15, 04:50 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseFreedoms severely curtailed in Sudan in 2014: Amnesty 02-27-15, 02:19 PM, Radio DabangaSudan becomes major weapons producer 02-26-15, 07:08 PM, Radio DabangaSecurity detains anti-dam activist in northern Sudan 02-25-15, 06:41 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s opposition leading figure accuses the government of spreading violence 02-25-15, 05:43 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsAfter harrowing journey, Sudanese asylum seeker freed from Israeli detention center 02-24-15, 10:25 PM, Haaretz Daily NewspaperChina announces that it will continue to support South Sudan peace process 02-24-15, 05:04 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsThree die in militia attacks in South and North Darfur 02-24-15, 05:03 PM, Radio DabangaSudan and Kuwait negotiate help Zain repatriate $280 million worth of Sudanese pounds 02-24-15, 05:02 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsDarfur displaced invite US Deputy Secretary of State to visit their camps 02-24-15, 05:00 PM, Radio DabangaSudan election campaign to start amid opposition boycott 02-23-15, 06:39 PM, AFP Agence France PresseAbu Dhabi Fund grants Sudan $ 90 million loan to complete dams 02-23-15, 05:34 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsAfrican Commission requested to intervene in Abu Eisa, Madani trial 02-23-15, 05:32 PM, Radio DabangaEmirati-Sudanese coordination to contain situation in Libya 02-23-15, 05:28 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsChurch fights confiscation, closure in Sudan’s capital 02-23-15, 05:26 PM, Radio DabangaAfrican Commission should call on Sudan to release prominent activists facing stiff penalties in na 02-21-15, 06:48 PM, african centre for justiceSudan security agents confiscate print runs of 14 newspapers 02-19-15, 00:29 AM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseFAO teams up with the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rangelands and provides about USD 1 mill 02-18-15, 04:41 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseSudanese press massacred in Khartoum 02-17-15, 04:29 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s journalists protest against confiscation of (14) papers 02-17-15, 04:27 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan seizes print runs of 13 newspapers: watchdog 02-16-15, 05:05 PM, AFP Agence France PresseSudan’s security confiscates more than (10) newspapers 02-16-15, 04:09 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s Communist Party condemns NCP accusations 02-11-15, 05:00 PM, Radio DabangaSudan: Abu Eisa unbroken by detention, Madani hospitalised too 02-10-15, 04:33 PM, Radio DabangaSudan: Detained opposition leader hospitalised 02-06-15, 02:42 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsThirst in North Darfur’s Shangil Tobaya camps 02-04-15, 05:51 PM, Radio DabangaSudanese Journalists Union rejects confiscation of the newspapers 02-04-15, 04:49 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan is holding Abu Eisa, Madani hostage: lawyer 02-04-15, 04:46 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s Ministry of Culture orders the closure of the Sudanese Writer’s Union 02-03-15, 08:10 PM, african centre for justicePrint-run of Akhir Lahza seized in Sudan’s capital 02-03-15, 05:15 PM, Radio DabangaSudanese El Midan gagged for 10th time 02-02-15, 04:40 PM, Radio DabangaNCF to launch campaign against Sudan’s April elections 02-01-15, 05:09 PM, Radio DabangaZuma finalizes an agreement for co-operation in a number of fields with Sudan 02-01-15, 05:07 PM, SudaneseOnline News10th anniversary of The Massacre marked in Port Sudan 02-01-15, 05:06 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s El Midan daily gagged by security again 01-28-15, 04:11 PM, Radio DabangaSudan authorities working on arrest warrants against El Mahdi and Minawi 01-26-15, 05:16 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s Security Services raid and order closure of Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Cultural Centre 01-24-15, 03:50 AM, african centre for justiceSudan in grip of gangsters: lawyer 01-21-15, 06:22 PM, Radio DabangaNo justification for delay of trial of Abu Eisa, Madani: Sudan lawyer 01-21-15, 05:19 PM, Radio DabangaMemo to Sudan’s Justice Minister to release the head of the opposition 01-21-15, 05:13 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s opposition party says no direction to freeze its political activity 01-20-15, 04:24 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsPolitical parties, civil society sign Sudan Appeal in Omdurman 01-19-15, 05:42 PM, Radio DabangaNew charges against Sudanese Communist Party’s newspaper 01-19-15, 05:37 PM, Radio DabangaSudanese and Arab activists call to release of Sudanese political prisoners 01-16-15, 05:16 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan security summons El Midan's editor-in-chief 01-16-15, 03:50 PM, Radio DabangaSudan security files complaint against Umma Party 01-13-15, 04:52 PM, Radio DabangaArab campaign for release of detainees in Sudan, El Mahdi charged 01-12-15, 04:40 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s detained opposition figure stresses that he will strengthen relationship with the rebel 01-10-15, 04:15 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s security announces end of the insurgency this year 01-09-15, 03:02 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s opposition reject plea for release of detained leaders 01-07-15, 05:25 PM, Radio DabangaSudan's Democratic Unionist Party welcomes the constitutional amendments 01-06-15, 05:25 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s two opposition parties sing an agreement in Cairo 01-06-15, 04:21 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan's Parliament approves constitutional amendments strengthen the security's powers 01-05-15, 03:54 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsAnother El Midan print-run confiscated by Sudan’s security 01-05-15, 02:41 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s President says that the opposition documents written by (CIA) and (Mossad) 12-28-14, 04:36 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsLarge RSF militia force arrives at Kutum, North Darfur 12-27-14, 02:59 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s opposition leader detained transferred to the hospital 12-26-14, 06:43 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s Bar Association visits the opposition detainees 12-23-14, 07:44 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSecurity raids NGO in Sudan’s capital, detains journalist 12-22-14, 03:48 PM, Radio DabangaMilitia reinforced, bombing in East Jebel Marra, North Darfur 12-22-14, 03:44 PM, Radio DabangaKhartoum’s threat to enter our territory is a declaration of war: South Sudan says 12-20-14, 04:30 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsJEM denies South Sudan’s support of Sudanese rebels 12-19-14, 03:08 PM, Radio DabangaThree killed by herders, militiamen in Darfur 12-19-14, 02:59 PM, Radio DabangaSudan’s opposition blames the ruling party for the national dialogue failure 12-16-14, 03:40 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsStatement by the UK Legal Advisor to the UK Mission to the UN to the Security Council Briefing on S 12-16-14, 03:30 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseU.N Human Rights Office urges Sudan’s government to release the opposition detainees 12-14-14, 02:42 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan warns some countries, in particular South Sudan, of harboring the rebel groups 12-13-14, 04:08 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s security summons the mosques imams over their call for killing al-Turabi 12-12-14, 02:50 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan: Arrest of the President of the Sudan Human Rights Monitor (SHRM) 12-08-14, 09:29 PM, african centre for justiceSudan’s opposition demands immediate release of its leader and all political prisoners 12-08-14, 02:42 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudanese president travels to Ethiopia 12-08-14, 02:41 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s Security arrests two opposition figures 12-07-14, 04:21 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan ruling party calls al-Mahdi to return to the country and join the national dialogue 11-24-14, 04:35 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s Security seizes the largest criminal network that forges official documents 11-09-14, 02:43 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s PM calls for amendment of the law to control e- journalism 11-05-14, 02:27 PM, SudaneseOnline News4 charged with crimes against the state for printing and distribution of Communist Party Statement 11-05-14, 04:16 AM, african centre for justice(6,000) foreigners residing in the country illegally: Sudan’s interior ministry 11-04-14, 02:31 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsRelations between Khartoum and Tripoli is moving in the right direction: Sudan’s Foreign Minister s 10-28-14, 04:44 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudanese journalist’s family appeals to Parliament for his release 10-28-14, 04:44 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan’s security services releases a Chinese worker abducted in West Kordofan 10-24-14, 04:14 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSUDAN UNIT of OXFORD Conference on th November Programme 10-20-14, 04:41 PM, اعلانات سودانيزاونلاينSudan dissident confirms authenticity of leaked security document 10-14-14, 03:37 PM, Radio DabangaSouth Kordofan activists detained for demanding water, electricity 10-13-14, 03:09 PM, Radio DabangaEl Intibaha story about students fabricated: Darfur lawyers 10-10-14, 05:12 PM, Radio DabangaAnother Umma Party member barred from leaving Sudan 10-10-14, 05:10 PM, Radio DabangaSouth Sudan: Flawed Security Bill Headed for Vote 10-03-14, 05:50 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleasePrint run of Sudan’s El Ahram El Yowm confiscated 09-30-14, 02:24 PM, Radio DabangaSudan's opposition unimpressed by Al Bashir speech 09-29-14, 01:45 PM, Radio DabangaSudan Democracy First Group condemns wave of arbitrary arrests in Sudan 09-24-14, 05:48 PM, Sudan Democracy First GroupSudan must stop attacks on civilians in Blue Nile state and guarantee safety of detainees 09-23-14, 11:37 PM, african centre for justiceSudan security confiscates copies of two newspapers 09-15-14, 07:21 PM, Radio DabangaChristians harassed in Sudan: Council of Churches 09-11-14, 05:59 PM, Radio DabangaSudan Workers Union supports Darfur teachers’ strike 09-11-14, 03:37 PM, Radio DabangaSudanese Congress Party pressured to apologise for criticism of militia 09-09-14, 03:43 PM, Radio DabangaDr Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi released by Sudanese security 09-09-14, 03:40 PM, Radio DabangaPress Release Arab Coalition for Sudan and the Arab Network for Media Crisis Inaugurate the (90) da 09-02-14, 03:57 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseSudan: Those behind unlawful killings and torture of protesters must be brought to justice 09-01-14, 05:07 PM, Amnesty InternationalSudan Ministry denies Ebola case in West Darfur 08-30-14, 04:07 PM, Radio DabangaSudan militia recruit more than 3,000 minors in South Kordofan 08-27-14, 05:30 PM, Radio DabangaWest Kordofan El Fula court refuses case of El Sheikh 08-26-14, 04:13 PM, Radio DabangaUmma Party protesters hand memo to Sudan security 08-25-14, 02:41 AM, Radio DabangaEU: deeply concerned about the ongoing detention and condition of opposition party members 07-09-14, 04:56 PM, سيف اليزل سعد عمرPolice violence and mass arrests in Omdurman following reported gang-rape of Nuba woman by police o 07-09-14, 00:52 AM, african centre for justiceSudanese Congress Party: list of detainees and closure thier Office in Alnuhud by NISS 06-28-14, 10:36 AM, سيف اليزل سعد عمرSudan Tortures Youth Detainees 06-27-14, 10:17 PM, GIRIFNANCP military convoy destroyed at mount kaleed in Blue Nile 06-26-14, 07:53 PM, الحركه الشعبيه لتحرير السودان شمالSudan: End Arbitrary Detention of Activists Investigate Allegations of Torture, Abuse 06-26-14, 06:33 AM, african centre for justiceDarfur 2014: Time to Reframe the Narrative 06-17-14, 06:55 PM, Sudan Democracy First GroupSudan’s Human Rights Crisis: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee 06-13-14, 08:52 PM, african centre for justiceA National Dialogue, or a National (Congress Party) Monologue? 05-27-14, 04:08 PM, Sudan Democracy First GroupAfter one month of his release, NISS re-arrests Sudanese activist Mohamed Salah Mohamed 05-14-14, 03:20 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsUmma Party leader charged by Sudan security, SPLM-N warns for new militia recruits 05-14-14, 02:37 PM, Radio DabangaSudanese authorities must release pregnant Christian woman and review conviction for apostasy and a 05-12-14, 10:30 PM, african centre for justiceSudan’s Political Parties Affairs Council bans Republican Party amidst calls for national dialogue 05-09-14, 06:07 AM, african centre for justiceSudanese journalists speak-out on World Press Freedom Day 05-05-14, 08:59 PM, Radio DabangaBrothers former Sudan Presidential Adviser charged with murder 05-05-14, 03:30 PM, Radio DabangaNon-food relief to be distributed among North Darfur's displaced 04-24-14, 05:44 PM, Radio DabangaNo justice for Sudan protest killings: Human Rights Watch 04-22-14, 05:25 PM, Radio DabangaSudan: No Justice for Protest Killings Release Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces 04-21-14, 06:57 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseSudanese protest detention of activists in Khartoum 04-11-14, 05:55 PM, Radio DabangaUK condemns Sudan: 'Sexual violence in Darfur almost doubled' 04-10-14, 09:14 PM, Radio DabangaDarfur Bar Association monitoring release of political prisoners 04-10-14, 09:08 PM, Radio DabangaOpposition sceptical as Sudan security announces release of political detainees 04-10-14, 08:57 PM, Radio Dabanga'Sudan security agents block political forum': opposition party 04-09-14, 04:58 PM, Radio DabangaSudan security confiscates print runs of three newspapers 04-03-14, 05:35 PM, Radio DabangaSudan Human Rights and Humanitarian Bulletin for the period 01 to 15 March 2014 04-02-14, 08:20 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsSudan Human Rights and Humanitarian Bulletin for February 2014 03-26-14, 03:39 PM, Darfur Relief and Documentation CentreActivists and human rights defenders arrested in wake of University of Khartoum demonstrations 03-25-14, 00:53 AM, african centre for justiceFamily of Activist Mohamed Salah Calls for his Release 03-21-14, 06:37 PM, GIRIFNAStatement by the family of the Sudanese activist Mohamed Salah Mohamed 03-21-14, 04:25 PM, SudaneseOnline Press ReleaseFree Detained Human Rights Lawyers and Youth Activists 03-21-14, 06:38 AM, GIRIFNAA list of detanees in Sudan after the killing of Ali Abaker 03-20-14, 05:38 PM, حركة التغيير الانSudan Human Rights Monitor, August - November 2013 03-20-14, 06:36 AM, african centre for justiceDarfur: Three Intense Weeks of Deadly Violence and Destruction 03-17-14, 05:23 PM, Sudan Democracy First Group1 person dead and 7 critically injured after Sudanese forces open fire on Uni.of Khartoum students 03-13-14, 04:20 AM, african centre for justiceDarfuri Student Killed at Khartoum University 03-12-14, 04:02 PM, GIRIFNASudan: Student shot dead and more than 100 arrested at Khartoum protest 03-11-14, 07:55 PM, Amnesty InternationalSudan judiciary protects press freedom; authorities censor 03-07-14, 03:09 AM, SudaneseOnline NewsUpdate: Censorship surge in Sudan by security services continues and extends to pro-government news 03-06-14, 01:25 AM, African Centre for Justice and Peace Stu Publication of Constitutional Proetction of Human Rights in Sudan 02-10-14, 06:37 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsIssues No. 6 and 7 of the Sudan Human Rights and Humanitarian Bulletin covering the periods 01 to 1 02-10-14, 06:33 PM, SudaneseOnline NewsHer Majesty and walking on edge of the abyss Report: Hussein Saad 01-16-14, 06:05 PM, Hussein Saad Sudan Human Rights and Humanitarian Bulletin Issue No 4 01 – 15 Decem 12-17-13, 07:24 PM, SudaneseOnline News Fears for the safety of Sudanese youth movement leader denied medical 12-10-13, 04:29 PM, sudaneseonline 3rd Issue of the Sudan Human Rights and Humanitarian Bulletin for the 12-02-13, 03:32 PM, sudaneseonline URGENT ACTION CALL FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF DETAINED UNIVERSITY ST 10-29-13, 07:58 PM, sudaneseonline Sudan and South Sudan’s Joint Security Committee holds its meeting in 09-17-13, 03:56 PM, SudaneseOnline News Letter from African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies 09-14-13, 00:49 AM, SudaneseOnline Press Release Human Rights Situation in Sudan: Amnesty International’s joint written 09-11-13, 10:17 PM, SudaneseOnline News Renewal and strengthening of the special procedure mandate on the situ 09-11-13, 10:16 PM, SudaneseOnline News Sudanese Columnists Banned From Writing After Criticising Muslim Broth 09-06-13, 03:50 PM, SudaneseOnline Press Release