According to the statement made by the Russian Ministry of Defense, 90 Russian soldiers who were taken prisoner as a result of the negotiations, who were in danger of life, returned from the territory under the control of the Kiev administration.
In the statement, it was stated that the released soldiers will be transferred to Moscow by plane of the Russian Air Force for treatment and rehabilitation, and it was informed that the necessary psychological and medical assistance was provided to the soldiers.
Ukraine: 130 Ukrainian soldiers released in prisoner exchange
Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, also made a statement on the prisoner exchange between Ukraine and Russia on his Telegram account.
“Another prisoner exchange. We were able to bring back 130 of our soldiers, 4 of whom were women.” Yermak said that 87 of them were soldiers captured in Mariupol.
Explaining that they brought back 35 soldiers from Bahmut and Soledar regions, Yermak said, “Most of the people we brought back today are seriously injured. As our President Volodymyr Zelensky said, the state should take care of each and every one of them. Each of our heroes should feel that the state cares about them.” used the phrase.