Ukraine and Russia exchanged 50 prisoners of war today, reported world agencies, quoted by BTA.

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This is another exchange between the two countries, which have been at war since February this year.

Another 36 Ukrainian prisoners of war returned home

Russia's Defense Ministry said Ukraine handed over more than 50 captured Russian servicemen to it today, Reuters and TASS reported.

The released servicemen will be flown to Moscow for medical examinations and rehabilitation.

Earlier today, the head of the Russian-appointed administration of the partially occupied Ukrainian Donetsk region, Denis Pushilin, already stated that Moscow and Kyiv will exchange 50 prisoners of war each.

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According to his data, Russia has freed more than 1,300 captured Ukrainians since the beginning of the war.

"After today's exchange, 1,319 heroes have already returned home," Zelensky said.

On October 20, Russia announced that it was holding more than 6,000 Ukrainians captive, AFP recalls.

The agency makes the caveat that it cannot verify this data, and Ukraine has not commented on the matter.

Andrii Yermak, the head of the office of the Ukrainian president, said that among the Ukrainians released today were fighters who participated in the defense of Mariupol, including the Azovstal plant.

Some of the released Ukrainian prisoners of war were held in the infamous prison in Olenovka, near Donetsk.

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