Zelensky: Ukraine sends POW swap lists to Donbas Some 100 people are expected to be exchanged from each side.
00:59, 21 August 2020
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
Ukraine's ombudsperson: Ukrainian political prisoner in Russia may have contracted COVID-19 The detention center's administration has not yet provided Buhaichuk with proper medical assistance.
18:30, 12 May 2020
U.S. calls on Russia to immediately release all unjustly imprisoned Ukrainians U.S. diplomats welcome the latest exchange of detainees.
20:59, 16 April 2020
Minister for occupied territories: "Dozens" of Ukrainians should return home amid prisoner swap He said the exchange would be "tomorrow or the day after tomorrow."
22:57, 15 April 2020
Donbas prisoner swap: Media outlet reports date and venue Journalists will not be allowed over the coronavirus quarantine.
18:35, 15 April 2020
Ukraine may release almost 900 prisoners amid COVID-19 epidemic The ministry wants to amend laws to reduce the number of new people sent to pretrial detention centers or penal colonies.
16:58, 08 April 2020
Ukraine's justice minister names possible ways of infection with COVID-19 among prisoners Most likely, the virus can get into prisons through employees of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine.
16:01, 07 April 2020
Zelensky asks Pope Francis to help with release of prisoners (Photo) According to Zelensky, the Pope is doing everything possible to achieve peace and harmony throughout the world.
15:24, 08 February 2020
Ukraine-"DPR/LPR" prisoner swap takes place according to "124-for-76" formula – Lutkovska The Ukrainian side has handed over 124 people to Russian-occupied Donbas, the official specified.
23:53, 29 December 2019
Canada welcomes release of Ukrainians from militant captivity in Donbas It is an important step forward, the Canadian Embassy says.
22:44, 29 December 2019
Ukrainians meet liberated captives from Russia-controlled Donbas at Boryspil Airport (Video) A total of 76 prisoners have been released from captivity in Russian-occupied Donbas.
21:50, 29 December 2019
Ukrainian President's Office says prisoner swap completed (Photo, video) Seventy-six Ukrainian prisoners held in Russian-occupied Donbas are safe in the territory controlled by Kyiv.
17:40, 29 December 2019
Prisoner swap: Twenty prisoners refuse to return to occupied Donbas The exact number of prisoners to be exchanged has not yet been specified.
14:40, 29 December 2019
Donbas militants convoy captive Ukrainians to place of prisoner swap A convoy with prisoners, whom the Ukrainian side is expected to exchange for its citizens, has also left a pretrial detention center in the town of Bakhmut.
11:56, 29 December 2019
Prisoners to be swapped before year-end, Ukrainian delegation in Minsk says No details have been disclosed on the formula or date of the exchange.
18:45, 23 December 2019
UN urges "DPR/LPR" to allow international observers to visit held persons OHCHR operations in territory controlled by 'Donetsk people's republic' and 'Luhansk people's republic' have been substantively restricted since June 2018.
16:40, 12 December 2019
Zelensky expects 72 Ukrainian hostages to be freed from Russia-occupied Donbas The Ukrainian president wants this to happen by the year's end.
04:20, 10 December 2019
Russia, Ukraine may hold "all for all" prisoner swap late 2019 – expert The swap may be held around Christmas.
15:40, 09 December 2019