Kiev, Russia-backed separatists prepare for prisoner swap

RFE/RL cites Russian media reports that the Moscow-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine have sent all captured Ukrainian soldiers to the location of a major prisoner exchange that is due to take place later Wednesday. Kiev plans to exchange 306 captured people for 74 Ukrainians whom the Moscow-backed separatist authorities are holding hostage. The planned move would be the first Eastern Ukraine prisoner exchange in 14 months.

 

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