During the exchange on December 31, during which Ukraine managed to return 140 prisoners, a dog evacuated from «Azovstal» was also returned. This was reported by the Coordinating Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War.
«We also managed to return home a tailed friend of Ukrainian soldiers – a dog of the American Pit Bull Terrier breed. The dog was evacuated from «Azovstal» together with the defenders of Mariupol, but then was taken to Russia & # 187;, & # 8212; the report says.
In June, the Russian agency «RIA Novosti» reported that a volunteer from Ryazan, Yuri Kovanov, handed over to the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, the Azovstal» pit bull in Mariupol.
«Adidas, before his name was Adolf. He was at «Azovstal», two months in the catacombs with the hostess. At the time of his surrender, he was handed over to special services, who had already contacted me with a request to pick him up and find a new family», the volunteer said.