45 Ukrainian soldiers return as part of new POW swap with Russia
45 Ukrainian POWs return home (Photo:twitter.com/AndriyYermak)
As many as 45 members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (ZSU) have been released from Russian captivity, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak tweeted on Nov. 11.
"Another POWs (prisoners-of-war) swap,” he wrote.
“We managed to free 45 ZSU soldiers and get back to Ukraine the bodies of two fallen defenders.”
Yermak thanked the Coordinating Staff on the Treatment of Prisoners of War for their help.
"We are going on. Our people will return home," he added.
An earlier exchange occurred on Nov. 8, when the bodies of a number of Ukrainian soldiers killed in the full-scale war with Russia were returned to Ukraine.
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