Russia Frees 215 Ukrainians Held After Mariupol Battle

22 September 2022 14:32 WIB

22 September 2022 00:00 WIB

Paramedics help Ukrainian prisoner of war (POW) after a swapping, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, in this handout picture released September 22, 2022. The freed prisoners include the commander and deputy commander of the Azov battalion that did much of the fighting, said Andriy Yermak, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's office. Press Service of the State Security Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS

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Ukrainian prisoners of war (POWs) walk after a swap, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, at a location given as Chernihiv region, Ukraine in this screen grab taken from a handout video September 21, 2022. The move is unexpected, since Russian-backed separatists last month said there would be a trial of Azov personnel, who Moscow describes as Nazis. Coordination Headquarters for Treatment of Prisoners of War/Handout via REUTERS

22 September 2022 00:00 WIB

Mukhailo Dianov, Ukrainian defender of the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works in Mariupol, shows a victory sign after a prisoners of war (POW) swapping, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, in this handout picture released September 22, 2022. Press Service of the State Security Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS

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Prisoners of war (POWs) sit after a swap, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in a location given as Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in this screen grab taken from a handout video September 21, 2022. Coordination Headquarters for Treatment of Prisoners of War/Handout via REUTERS

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Commanders of defender of the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works in Mariupol Denys Prokopenko, Sviatoslav Palamar, Denys Shleha together with Ukraine's Military Intelligence chief Kyrylo Budanov speak with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy via video link after prisoners of war (POWs) swapping, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in location given as Turkey, in this handout picture released September 22, 2022. Press service of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS

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