Ukraine Wins Release of 144 Soldiers in Biggest Prisoner Swap of War

30 June 2022 12:31 WIB

Prisoners line up alongside a road during an exchange of prisoners, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in the location given as Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout photo released on June 29, 2022. Ukraine on Wednesday (June 29) carried out its biggest exchange of prisoners of war since Russia invaded, securing the release of 144 of its soldiers, including 95 who defended Mariupol's steelworkers, Ukraine's military intelligence agency said. Courtesy of Ukraine's Military Intelligence/Handout via REUTERS

30 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

Ukrainian soldiers stand next to ambulances as Ukraine carries out an exchange of prisoners, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in the location given as Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout photo released on June 29, 2022. The majority of the Ukrainians were badly wounded, suffering from gunshot and shrapnel wounds, blast traumas, burns, fractured bones and amputated limbs, the agency known by the acronym GUR said in a statement on Telegram. Courtesy of Ukraine's Military Intelligence/Handout via REUTERS

30 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

Ukrainian soldiers stand next to ambulances as Ukraine carries out an exchange of prisoners, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in the location given as Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout photo released on June 29, 2022. Hundreds more Ukrainians are still thought to be held by Russia and its pro-Moscow separatist proxies in eastern Ukraine, but their precise whereabouts are not known. Courtesy of Ukraine's Military Intelligence/Handout via REUTERS

30 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

Ukrainian soldiers stand next to ambulances as Ukraine carries out an exchange of prisoners, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in the location given as Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout photo released on June 29, 2022. There was no comment from Russia about a prisoner swap. But the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic in eastern Ukraine said it had secured the release of 144 soldiers, including its fighters and those of the Russian army. Courtesy of Ukraine's Military Intelligence/Handout via REUTERS

30 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

A Ukrainian soldier sits in an ambulance as Ukraine carries out an exchange of prisoners, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in the location given as Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout photo released on June 29, 2022. Courtesy of Ukraine's Military Intelligence/Handout via REUTERS

30 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

A view of ambulances as Ukraine carries out an exchange of prisoners, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in the location given as Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, in this handout photo released on June 29, 2022. Courtesy of Ukraine's Military Intelligence/Handout via REUTERS

30 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB