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Ukraine brings back another 140 prisoners of war

Saturday, 31 December 2022, 15:47
Ukraine brings back another 140 prisoners of war

Ukraine and the Russian Federation conducted another exchange of prisoners of war. Ukraine brought back 140 people on Saturday, 31 December.

Source: Andrii Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, on Telegram

Quote from Yermak: "This is another big exchange that was successfully carried out: 140 people are coming home.


Among them are wounded, as well as the defenders of Mariupol, Snake Island, volunteers of Territorial Defence Forces from Slavutych, and fathers and sons who were in captivity together, as well as ours [defenders] from the Bakhmut front.

Eighty two fighters from the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 15 from the Territorial Defence Forces, 22 from the National Guard, 11 from the Navy and 10 from the State Border Guard Service.


One hundred thirty two men and 8 women, 22 officers and 118 sergeants and soldiers."


Details: At the same time, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that the aggressor country returned 82 Russian soldiers "who were in mortal danger in captivity" as a result of the exchange that took place on 31 December.

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