A Ukrainian media outlet has reported tentative timing for an upcoming swap of prisoners between Ukraine and the two self-proclaimed republics in Donbas, the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" and the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic."

The operation is to begin at 16:00 Kyiv time on Thursday, April 16, the venue is the Mayorske checkpoint, reported, citing its sources in the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine and the Ukrainian Interior Ministry.

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Journalists will not be allowed over the coronavirus quarantine. There will be a cameraman from the Office of the President of Ukraine.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ukrainian President's Office earlier announced that latest preparations were underway to finalize the list of prisoners and arrange their logistics.