Another prisoner exchange took place between Ukraine and Russia. As part of the prisoner exchange, 108 Ukrainian women, mostly soldiers, and 110 Russian citizens, including 72 sailors, were released.
Andriy Yermak, Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine, reported that 108 Ukrainian women, mostly soldiers, were released in the prisoner exchange with Russia.
“Another large-scale prisoner-of-war exchange took place today. It’s extremely emotional and truly special. We liberated 108 women from captivity,” Yermak said on his social media accounts.
Thanking those who contributed to the prisoner exchange, Yermak, “Now all these women will undergo medical examination and rehabilitation, hug their relatives, children and get well. Our people are returning to their homeland, Ukraine.” made its assessment.
Yermak noted that 37 of the women who were released were combatants at the Azovtsal Factory, and 12 were of civilian origin.
110 Russian Citizens Released
In the statement made by the Russian Ministry of Defense, it was stated that 110 Russian citizens, including 72 sailors, were released within the scope of the prisoner exchange with Ukraine.
It was stated in the statement that the citizens will be transported to the capital Moscow by planes belonging to the Ministry, and that the necessary medical and psychological support was provided to these people.
In the prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine on October 11, 32 Ukrainian soldiers were released and the bodies of 62 people who lost their lives in the war were handed over to the Kyiv administration.