Prisoner Swap With Russia Sees 140 Ukrainians Freed From Captivity

One hundred and forty Ukrainians were handed over to authorities in a prisoner swap with Russia on Saturday, December 31, an official said.

Andriy Yermak, head of the presidential office, released footage of the soldiers holding Ukrainian flags and riding on a bus.

“We will get back all of our people. No other option,” he said.

Russia’s Ministry of Defence said 82 Russian servicemen were returned in the exchange. Credit: Andriy Yermak via Storyful