Sentsov not included in swap list – Russian media

11:27, 23 August 2019
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The relevant information was spread by the Russian daily Kommersant on August 23, citing informed sources who did not specified why Sentsov was not included in the list.

According to the publication, former chief of Russian RIA Novosti's Kyiv office Kirill Vyshinsky on trial in Ukraine has also not been included in the swap list. He allegedly refused the exchange and "intends to seek his acquittal and release."

It is also reported the prisoner swap may take place before the end of summer. In particular, all Ukrainian sailors detained in the Kerch Strait in November 2018 may return to Ukraine.

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