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Ukraine, Separatists Fail to Agree on Prisoner Exchange

Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists failed Wednesday to agree on a prisoner exchange and troop pullback after several hours of tense talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the separatist rebels met in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, to discuss conditions for an “all for all” prisoner swap. This followed the reaching of a tentative agreement during Ukraine peace talks in Paris last week. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who met with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on December 9, had hailed the prospective exchange as a key result of the Paris talks. He said he …read more

Source:: Voice of America


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