The largest exchange of prisoners in Ukraine happened Today

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Another exchange of prisoners took place today, thanks to which 144 Ukrainian defenders returned home. 95 of them are Azovstal defenders from Mariupol.

The largest exchange of prisoners in Ukraine happened Today - The Freedom News Today

That’s according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense.

Fifty-nine servicemen released in the effort represent the National Guard; 30 – Navy; 28 – the Armed Forces; 17 – the State Border Guard Service; nine – Territorial Defense forces; and 1 – National Police.

Of these, 23 are officers and 69 are sergeants and non-commissioned officers. The oldest of the released is 65, the youngest is 19.

It is noted that most of the released Ukrainians have sustained serious injuries: gunshot and shrapnel wounds, explosive injuries, burns, fractures, and amputations. All of them are now receiving appropriate emergency medical and psychological care.

The Coordination Headquarters continues its work toward ensuring the return of all Ukrainian defenders from Russian captivity.

As we’ve reported on June 28, the Coordination held another exchange of prisoners according to the 17 to 15 formula.

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