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Ukrainian captives appear to reach Moscow airport in expected prisoner swap - Interfax

Reuters | Updated: 07-09-2019 12:46 IST | Created: 07-09-2019 12:43 IST
Ukrainian captives appear to reach Moscow airport in expected prisoner swap - Interfax
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Buses believed to be carrying Ukrainian prisoners arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Saturday, Interfax news agency reported, as a major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine appeared to get underway.

Meanwhile, a plane with Ukrainian government markings landed at the same airport, Interfax said.

Reuters earlier reported that buses had left Lefortovo prison in Moscow, accompanied by a police escort.


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