Among those released are five citizens of Great Britain, two Americans, a Moroccan, a Swede and a Croat, writes Reuters.

The plane with the former prisoners has already landed in Saudi Arabia, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the kingdom.

The statement of the ministry says that Riyadh expresses its gratitude to Russia and Ukraine for the reaction to the efforts of Prince

Muhammad bin Salman

to release the prisoners of war.