Prisoner swap with Russia: 86 members of Ukrainian Armed Forces freed

Prisoner swap with Russia: 86 members of Ukrainian Armed Forces freed

The exchange of prisoners of war with Russia has just taken place in Zaporizhzhia region. A total of 86 Ukrainian service members have been released.

Deputy Head of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko wrote this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports

“Good news from Zaporizhzhia region. The exchange has just taken place. 86 Ukrainian service members, including 15 women, are now in safety," he wrote.

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.

Martial law was imposed in Ukraine and general mobilization was announced.

The United States, the European Union, and other countries impose sanctions on Russia as an aggressor whose international isolation is growing by the day.


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