The authorities and law enforcement agencies of Ukraine are making maximum efforts to return home Ukrainian prisoners, working on the exchange of “all for all”.
This was announced by the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Andriy Kostin, the agency’s press service reports.
Zelensky described the details of the exchange of prisonersVolodymyr Zelenskyy confirmed that 215 Ukrainian defenders were freed from Russian captivity on September 21. The president also explained the details of the operation.
September 22, 2022, 02:13
According to him, the state remembers all those who remain in captivity, Ukraine, together with its allies, is working on the exchange of all for all, and the successes of the Armed Forces in the counteroffensive increase the exchange fund every day.
“We honor the memory of all those who died in this war and are eternally grateful to those who gave their most precious – life – for our lives and freedom. We will not leave any Russian war crime unpunished. Everyone will be investigated, and criminals will be punished”– said the Prosecutor General.
We will remind, on September 21, Ukraine returned 215 people (108 Azov fighters) from Russian captivity. At the same time, 200 defenders were directly exchanged for People’s Deputy Viktor Medvedchuk.
In total, according to the SBU, since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, 20 such releases were carried out, as a result of which it was possible to return 802 Ukrainian prisoners from captivity.
The SBU said what will happen to Medvedchuk’s court cases after his exchange.