: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Reports of Ukrainian prisoners flying home, but Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap “incomplete”, Kiev says


A plane carrying Ukrainian sailors, a filmmaker, and other former prisoners held by Moscow on terrorism and other charges is reportedly heading to Kiev, as officials confirmed that the high-profile swap is “ongoing.”

The “mutual release of prisoners is [still] ongoing,” the Ukrainian president’s office said. The spokesperson for the Security Service of Ukraine, Elena Hitlyanskaya, also confirmed the “complicated” talks about a prisoner swap, but said the actual exchange has not happened yet.
Russian and Ukrainian media reported earlier that a plane carrying high-profile Ukrainian nationals who were held by Moscow and slated for a potential swap was about to land …read more

Source:: Protothema

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