Demonstrators attend a protest demanding the release of Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who was jailed on terrorism charges. (AFP pic)MOSCOW: Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited swap of 70 prisoners on Saturday.
As a result of five years of bitter conflict, dozens of prisoners have been held by the two ex-Soviet countries.
Here are the high-profile prisoners involved in the swap.
Ukrainian filmmaker Sentsov
Film director Oleg Sentsov is the most prominent of the Ukrainian prisoners held by Russia.
In 2015, he was sentenced to 20 years in a Russian Arctic penal colony on terror charges after a trial that Amnesty International likened …read more
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