On his Telegram channel, the head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Denis Pushilin, announced that another exchange of prisoners with the Ukrainian side would take place today.
According to the politician, the exchange will take place according to the formula 50 to 50 - 50 Russian servicemen will be returned home and the same number of military servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will be transferred to Kyiv.
Today there is another exchange with Kyiv. We are returning home 50 Russian servicemen
- Pushilin wrote in his Telegram channel.
Reportedly, among the fifty prisoners of war who are returning to Russia, 12 are representatives of the DPR and 8 people from the LPR.
At the same time, the place and exact time of the exchange are not specified.
Recently, the exchange of prisoners of war between Moscow and Kyiv began to take place regularly. Especially many Russian military returned home in November. So, on November 3, 107 Russian fighters returned to their homeland as a result of an exchange according to the 107 for 107 scheme. On November 23, it became known about the return of three and a half dozen prisoners of war. And on November 25, there was an exchange of 50 for 50.
The last time the parties exchanged 23 prisoners for 23 people was on November 28. According to some reports, they were all representatives of the People's Militia of the Lugansk People's Republic.