Ukraine, Russia exchange prisoners on Saturday

Saturday, 26. November 2022 21:27

Ukraine and Russia carried out a prisoner exchange on Saturday, both sides separately announced.

Twelve Ukrainians and nine Russians were released in the swap, Andriy Yermak (pictured), the head of Ukraine's presidential administration said. "Our soldiers, who defended Mariupol, the Chernobyl NPP, and the Snake Island are returning home," he stated, adding that the total number of Ukrainians released over the past week stands at 98 as of this weekend.

Russian Ministry of Defence later confirmed nine of its servicemen ''in mortal danger in captivity were returned from the territory controlled by the Kiev regime," TASS News Agency reported.

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