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Ukraine rivals exchange 200 prisoners in controversial all-for-all swap

The exchange is likely to be hailed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy as proof he is making good on a promise to bring captured Ukrainians home.

Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in the country’s war-torn east exchanged 200 prisoners on Sunday, swapping detained fighters for civilians and servicemen held captive in some cases for years in the breakaway regions.

  • SBS news

“The mutual release of the detainees has ended,” the presidential office in Kiev said in a statement on Facebook.

The countries completed a …

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