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"There must be an exchange [of captives] tomorrow. We look forward to this. The verification of all people is not completed yet," he said, speaking to media representatives in Ivano-Frankivsk region, according to the president's website.

As UNIAN reported earlier, participants in the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement agreed on the mutual release of held persons to be held before the end of the year. According to Russian media, the "big swap" is scheduled for December 29.