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Deputy Prime Minister: 75 Snake Island defenders remain in Russian captivity

by The Kyiv Independent news desk June 20, 2022 11:28 PM 1 min read
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Iryna Vereshchuk announced the number while speaking with the press on June 20. The island in the Black Sea was occupied by Russia at the very beginning of the full-scale invasion. Some of its defenders, including the author of the famous phrase “Russian warship, go f*ck yourself,” were released during prisoner exchange.

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