Prisoner Swap Exchanges 90 Ukrainian and Russian Troops Through UAE Deal

The Russian Ministry of Defense and Ukrainian President Zelensky confirmed that 90 Russian troops were exchanged for 90 Ukrainian troops. The announcement from the Russian Ministry of Defense reads below:

”As a result of the negotiation process, 90 Russian servicemen were returned from the territory controlled by the Kiev regime, who were in mortal danger.

In return, 90 prisoners of war of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were transferred.

By military transport aircraft of the Russian Air Force, the released servicemen will be delivered to Moscow for treatment and rehabilitation in medical institutions of the Russian Defense Ministry. All released are provided with the necessary medical and psychological assistance.

During the return of Russian servicemen from captivity, the United Arab Emirates provided humanitarian mediation.”

President Zelensky’s announcement also reads below: