50 Ukrainian Servicemen Freed in Prisoner Swap with Russia

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25 November 2022 07:49 WIB

Ukranian servicemen walk past the wreck of a Russian tank in the village of Lukyanivka outside Kyiv, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, Ukraine, March 27, 2022. Images show a Russian tank - marked with an "O" symbol - taken by the Ukrainian army as well as damaged buildings and debris on the terrain. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

TEMPO.CO, Kyiv - After the latest prisoner swap with Russia, 50 Ukrainian servicemen have returned home, head of the Ukrainian President's Office Andriy Yermak said Thursday, Nov. 24.

Among those released were two officers, as well as 48 sergeants and soldiers, Yermak wrote on Telegram.

Most of the released soldiers served in Ukraine's Naval Forces, the National Guard, and the Armed Forces, he added.

Yermak did not provide the details on the number of Russian troops released by Ukraine under the deal.

The efforts to free more Ukrainian servicemen from Russian captivity are underway, the official said.

Ukraine and Russia conducted their first prisoner exchange in March. 

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