Prisoners from both Russia and Ukraine were swapped on Monday, April 10, as per official authorities
More than 200 prisoners of war have been swapped between Russia and Ukraine, as reported by both the countries.
According to Reuters, a recent post made on Telegram by Andriy Yermak, Ukrainian presidential aide said that “The released Ukrainians included defenders of Mariupol city and its Azovstal steel plant, captured in the war’s opening months”.
The Russian side also released a statement which was made by its Defence Minister.
The statement said that “its prisoners were freed after a process of negotiations”.
Both countries have reported that 106 prisoners of war from Russia have been freed in exchange for 100 Ukrainian.
This recent exchange comes after several such prisoner swaps have taken place between the two countries since the start of the war in February 2022.
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