Ukraine released 215 defenders from Russian captivity


As part of the exchange, Ukraine returned 215 of its defenders from Russian captivity, including 108 fighters of the Azov regiment.

The Ukrainian side gave the Russian Viktor Medvedchuk and 55 captured Russians. According to media reports, among them are representatives of senior officers and pilots.

We exchanged 200 of our heroes for Medvedchuk, who has already given all possible evidence to the investigation. And five heroes-commanders of Azovstal – for 55 Russian prisoners who have no interest for us.