Ukraine's Representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Donbas settlement Valeria Lutkovska has said the prisoner swap of held persons between the Ukrainian government and representatives of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics" ("DPR"/"LPR") in eastern Ukraine took place according to the "124-for-76" formula.
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In particular, the Ukrainian side has handed over 124 people to Russian-occupied Donbas, she told journalists after the liberated Ukrainians arrived at Boryspil International Airport on Sunday.
"124 for 76, these are exact figures," she said.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the prisoner swap of held persons between the Ukrainian government and representatives of the so-called "Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics" took place at the Mayorsk checkpoint in Donetsk region on Sunday, December 29. A total of 76 liberated captives from Russia-controlled Donbas have returned to Kyiv.