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Ukraine: exchange of prisoners with pro-Russian separatists completed

The exchange of prisoners between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists Sunday afternoon to complete, says a spokesperson for the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to Reuters. The two parties had an exchange of all the prisoners who were locked in a relationship of conflict between the two countries.

The agreement this month, signed by the Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s president in Paris, france. The exchange took place near the site of the Horlivka, in the region of Donetsk, in the eastern part of the country.

According to the Russian news service, RIA has been reported to be a member of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, that is, the exchange of prisoners went down to 124, the separatists, and 55 of the Ukrainian forces. The Ukrainian authorities have to say, however, that 76 of the Ukrainian fighters, have been given to you.

Both sides have been fighting since 2014 and with one another. In the last five years of the conflict, already more than thirteen thousand people are killed. In spite of a cease-fire and find, nevertheless, sporadic fighting is taking place in the region.

Since the outbreak of violence, on several occasions, prisoners are exchanged. In the last exchange, and in december of 2017, Ukraine is approximately, three hundred of the prisoners is given that the seventy warriors, in return, have received it.

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