3rd prisoner exchange between Ukraine, Russia

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk announced that a third prisoner exchange took place between her country and Russia amidst the ongoing war.

In a Facebook post, Vereshchuk said the exchange took place on Saturday on the order of President Volodymyr Zelensky, reports Ukrayinska Pravda.

She said in the latest exchange, 26 Ukrainians have returned home, of which 12 are military personnel and 14 civilians.

The Deputy Prime Minister added that Ukraine has released 14 Russians, including nine women.

On April 1, Ukrainian authorities conducted an “86 for 86” prisoner exchange.

Prior to that on March 24, they exchanged 10 for 10.




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