Russia and Ukraine carry out prisoner swap
14 September 2019 | 2:34 pm
Russian and Ukrainian authorities have confirmed the long-awaited prisoner exchange. Those swapped are believed to include Ukrainian journalists, sailors, a filmmaker and a suspected Russian witness to the MH17 downing.
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