Ukraine returns 90 defenders from Russian captivity


Ninety defenders have returned to Ukraine from Russian captivity.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced this on his Telegram channel, Ukrinform reports.

"Home is not just a word. Home means Ukraine. Today, another 90 of our people returned home from Russian captivity. Warriors of the National Guard, the Navy, the Armed Forces, the Territorial Defense Forces, the Border Guard Service. Those who defended Mariupol. Those who defended the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Those who were on the Kherson, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia and Luhansk directions," Zelensky wrote.

He added that Ukraine remembers all of its people in Russian captivity.

"We continue our work for the release of everyone. We seek the truth about everyone who may be held by the enemy. I thank our exchange team: Budanov, Yermak, Maliuk, Klymenko, and Lubinets," Zelensky said.

He also thanked all partners of Ukraine who help, "including the UAE, for their assistance in the release of our people."

"Together, we can achieve even the most difficult results," Zelensky said.