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Russia, Ukraine Swap 70 Prisoners Amid Tensions

Friends and relatives waves as a plane carrying former prisoners lands on September 7, 2019 at Boryspil international airport in Kiev after a long-awaited exchange of prisoners between Moscow and Kiev, a day after Russian President said for the first time the “large-scale” prisoner exchange with Ukraine was being finalised. Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP
Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited swap of 70 prisoners on Saturday, in a deal hailed as a first step towards ending five years of tensions and conflict.
Two planes carrying 35 prisoners from each side landed simultaneously in Moscow and Kiev, where the passengers …read more

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