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Another large exchange of prisoners took place

04 Feb, 2023
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Another large exchange of prisoners took place

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Among those released are 87 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, defenders of Mariupol, and members of the resistance movement from the Kherson region.

Andriy Yermak, the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, announced this on the Telegram channel.

According to him, it was possible to return 116 people, including defenders of Mariupol, Kherson partisans, snipers from the Bakhmut direction and other heroes of ours. 87 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, two of whom are from the Special Operations Forces. Eight soldiers of the Military Intelligence Service, seven from the National Guard, six from the National Police, five from the State Security Service, two from the Navy and one representative of the State Emergency Service.

Two officers and 114 privates and sergeants were among the freed.

"In addition, we managed to return the bodies of dead foreign volunteers - Christopher Matthew Perry and Andrew Tobias Matthew, as well as the body of a dead volunteer soldier - a Ukrainian who served in the French Foreign Legion and returned to defend Ukraine after the start of a full-scale Russian invasion - Yevhenii Kulyk," Andriy Yermak noted.


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