Russia, Ukraine swap 100 prisoners each

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Thu, 2024-02-08 23:09

KYIV: Russia and Ukraine have exchanged 100 prisoners of war from each side in the nearly two-year-old war, with the United Arab Emirates acting as an intermediary, both countries said on Thursday.
Russia’s Defense Ministry, in a post on the Telegram messaging app, provided few details of the exchange, but said returning soldiers would undergo medical examinations in Moscow.
It noted the UAE’s “humanitarian mediation,” as did the Ukrainian body overseeing exchanges of POWs.

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