President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

reported how many heroes Ukraine has already returned from captivity.

After today's exchange, there are already more than 1,300 heroes at home.

"We will not stop until we return all our people. After today's exchange, 1,319 heroes are already at home. I am grateful to the entire team," the president said.

We will remind, today, December 1, Russia and Ukraine conducted another exchange of prisoners.

It was possible to free 

50 Ukrainian defenders

.

Among them are defenders of Mariupol and prisoners of Olenivka.

The youngest of the released defenders turned 19 years old

, the oldest — 59. Defenders from the Armed Forces, Teroborona, Naval Forces, National Guard, State Border Service are returning home.

Among them are 4 officers and 46 enlisted and non-commissioned officers.

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