: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine completes all-for-all prisoner swap with pro-Russian separatists

* Swap initiated by Russian, Ukrainian leaders
* Fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine in 2014
* Exchange gives fragile hope for resolution of conflict
* But serious differences between Moscow and Kiev remain
Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine completed a full prisoner swap on Sunday after bussing remaining detainees in the five-year conflict to an exchange point in the breakaway Donbass region.The exchange is likely to be hailed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy as proof he is making good on a promise to bring captured Ukrainians home.But some in Ukraine are unhappy that riot police accused of opening fire on …read more

Source:: Gulf times


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