Zelensky's Office announces new prisoner swap with Donbas soon There is no final decision on new sites for the disengagement of forces and weapons.
21:56, 10 July 2020
Zelensky and Putin reportedly agree on POW swap by Dec 31 The Zelensky-Putin one-on-one meeting was held as part of the Normandy Four summit in Paris on December 9.
00:10, 10 December 2019
Ukrainian journalist Aseyev sentenced to 15 years in prison in Russia-occupied Donetsk He has been held captive since May or June 2017, according to different sources.
14:59, 22 October 2019
FM Prystaiko: New Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap reaches decisive stage The exchange of captives will involve three groups.
16:15, 12 October 2019
Ukraine, U.S. to exchange experience in searching POW, MIA soldiers The respective memorandum was signed by Ukraine's Defense Ministry and the U.S. Department of Defense.
10:57, 06 August 2019
Moskalkova said that there is no decision on the release of Ukrainian sailors yet – Russian media Earlier, Denisova said that an agreement on the return of captive sailors captured by Russia to Ukraine has been reached and the latest documents are being processed.
21:50, 24 July 2019
RFE/RL urges release of Ukrainian journalist held in Russia-occupied Donetsk for over two years RFE/RL has also urged the release of Ukrainian Service contributor Oleh Halaziuk, who has been held by Russia-backed forces in Donetsk since August 2017.
19:59, 17 July 2019
U.S. envoy Volker hopes Russia will agree to POW swap with Ukraine Preliminary agreements on the exchange were announced by the Ukrainian President's Office.
03:50, 17 July 2019
Ukrainian MP Rabinovych gives names of four Ukrainian captives to be released from Donbas The four detainees are reportedly to be transferred to Viktor Medvedchuk in Minsk, Belarus, on June 28.
15:59, 27 June 2019
Russia changes tone in talks with Ukraine on POW sailors – MFA Ukraine A Ukrainian diplomat said that the meeting in The Hague confirmed the existence of a legal dispute regarding the application of international law of the sea in the case of the captured Ukrainian sailors.
23:15, 23 April 2019
Zelensky: Minsk process will be rebooted; hostages in Russia, Donbas must return home Zelensky sees the return of Ukrainian hostages home as his No. 1 task.
23:52, 21 April 2019
Kremlin says Ukrainian POW sailors to be tried in Russian court "despite Medvedchuk's efforts" According to Peskov, after the court ruling, various "legal procedures" are provided for their return to Ukraine.
14:20, 19 April 2019
Ukraine lodges request with ITLOS, seeking release of 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russia The Ukrainian side offered Russia to hold consultations in The Hague on April 23 and is awaiting a response.
18:56, 16 April 2019
Another saboteur detained in Donbas Ukrainian troops spotted the militant's "ridiculous attempts" to bypass Ukrainian positions from the flank.
15:45, 06 April 2019
Ukrainian forces capture militant in Donbas – report The captive is a private with the 100th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade (military unit 08826), whose full name has not yet been disclosed.
15:05, 05 April 2019
Russian doctors to examine three Ukrainian sailors wounded amid Kerch incident They were deprived of proper treatment for almost three months already.
10:00, 20 February 2019
Captivity of Ukrainian soldier by "DPR" terrorists confirmed, his name made public His family is happy to see him alive.
14:36, 17 February 2019
Russian lawyer: Kremlin bets on meddling in Ukraine's parliamentary elections If pro-Russian forces win the parliamentary elections, Ukraine's movement to Europe could slow down significantly, Polozov believes.
11:20, 08 February 2019
Ukrainian consuls visit wounded sailor in Russian detention center – MFA Soroka did not express any complaints, diplomats say.
14:00, 04 February 2019