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Prisoners Exchanged At Ukraine Checkpoint


Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels exchanged 19 prisoners at a checkpoint near the town of Schastia, north of Luhansk, on October 28. A prisoner released by separatists was visibly shaken but said he'd been treated well. Small exchanges of this kind are an occasional occurrence in the conflict. A cease-fire has been in place since September 5, but has often been broken. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)


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