President's Office preparing for new prisoner swap – Yermak Yermak says the return of prisoners is among the president's priorities.
12:20, 14 September 2020
Zelensky: Ukraine sends POW swap lists to Donbas Some 100 people are expected to be exchanged from each side.
00:59, 21 August 2020
Prisoner swap: Ukraine submits list with 100 names to OSCE The next meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group is scheduled for August 18.
14:35, 13 August 2020
Ukraine sends Russia list of illegally detained Crimean Tatars for next swap Zelensky during his latest phone talks Putin had initiated a discussion on the release of 22 Crimean Tatars.
14:00, 07 August 2020
Ukraine expects to swap 100 prisoners with Russia-controlled Donbas within weeks – media The swap would be second this year and the fourth since Zelensky became president in 2019.
21:58, 06 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 reaffirms readiness for 'all-for-all' swap of detainees in Donbas The parties also agreed on 13 sites in Ukraine's east for landmine clearance.
09:50, 09 July 2020
Yermak names condition for unblocking Ukrainian prisoners' release from Russian captivity He also stressed the importance of ceasing shelling as a "basic condition for advancing the peace process".
23:20, 02 June 2020
TCG to discuss lists for prisoner swap at next Minsk talks – Ukraine President's Office However, the date and format of the next TCG meeting are yet to be reported.
14:40, 28 May 2020
Torture, 15-year "sentence" for insulting tweets about Russian-controlled forces in Donbas Meanwhile, not only have the Russian-controlled forces refused to release her as part of swap efforts, they have not even confirmed the fact they are holding her.
09:00, 25 May 2020
SBU names number of Ukrainians held captive in occupied Donbas The security agency has told how a list of those gone missing in the occupied areas is being formed.
23:30, 05 May 2020
Russia insisted on putting supporters of "Russian Spring" in Odesa on swap list – MFA Ukraine The nine persons in question had taken part in organizing deadly riots on May 2, 2014, which brought casualties but never led to the region going rogue with Russia's direct support as it happened with parts of Donbas.
13:30, 03 May 2020
Zelensky says talks on new prisoner swap with Russia under way Ukraine is seeking the return of Ukrainian detainees kept in Russia-occupied Crimea and in the Russian Federation itself.
00:40, 18 April 2020
Ukrainians released from Donbas captivity put in 14-day quarantine at guarded location The latest prisoner exchange effort between Ukraine and Russian-controlled forces in Donbas took places in two stages.
11:40, 17 April 2020
Minister explains low number of captured troops in Donbas swap lists Of 20 Ukrainians handed back to Ukraine, only two are military servicemen.
10:40, 17 April 2020
EU on exchange of Donbas detainees: Welcome next step towards Paris agreement implementation The European Union reaffirmed its support to the work of the Normandy Format, the OSCE, and the Minsk Trilateral Contact Group.
22:59, 16 April 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
Zelensky vows to fight till every Ukrainian captive returns home The president said he was very glad that the first part of the citizens of Ukraine had already been released.
16:40, 16 April 2020
Donbas prisoner swap: 20 Ukrainians handed over to Ukraine gov't (List) It's mainly civilians who have been released, as well as two military and a law enforcement officer.
15:20, 16 April 2020