Plane with released Ukrainians lands at Boryspil Airport. Video

Plane with released Ukrainians lands at Boryspil Airport. Video

A plane with released Ukrainian sailors and political prisoners has landed at Boryspil International Airport.

Ukrainians are met by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine Ivan Bakanov, Prosecutor General Ruslan Riaboshapka, and their relatives.

As Ukrinform reported, Kyiv and Moscow held an exchange of prisoners on September 7.

The prisoner exchange was conducted in the 35 for 35 format. The list of Ukrainians released as part of the prisoner exchange included 24 sailors who were detained near the Kerch Strait in late November 2018, and 11 more people convicted in the Russian Federation, including Ukrinform correspondent Roman Suschenko, film director Oleg Sentsov, activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, Mykola Karpiuk, Stanislav Klykh, Volodymyr Balukh, Pavlo Hryb, Yevhen Panov, Oleksiy Syzonovych and Artur Panov.


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