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Russia: 106 Servicemen Return in Prisoner Exchange with Ukraine

The Russian Ministry of Defense said Monday that 106 Russian servicemen were returned as part of a prisoner exchange with Ukraine.

In a statement, the ministry stated that the negotiations resulted in the liberation of 106 Russian soldiers, who were captured during the battles in Ukraine.

The statement added that the released soldiers would go on board military transport planes to Moscow for treatment and rehabilitation in the medical institutions of the Russian defense.

The last exchange of prisoners took place between Moscow and Kyiv, on March 7, when the Russian defense announced the return of 90 soldiers.

Source: Qatar News Agency