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Chairman of the Ukrainian parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk went to Turkey and met with Azovstal defenders who have been freed from Russian capture and are now under the protection of the Turkish government, the press service of Verkhovna Rada reported on June 4.
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According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,837 tanks, 7,512 armored fighting vehicles, 6,305 vehicles and fuel tanks, 3,555 artillery systems, 1,132 cruise missiles, 583 multiple launch rocket systems, 344 air defense systems, 313 airplanes, 298 helicopters, 3,175 drones, and 18 boats.
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A least six explosions were heard near Russian-occupied Melitopol in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ivan Fedorov, the city's exiled mayor, reported on June 3. One of the explosions was reported at a railway near Melitopol, which Russian forces had reportedly been using to transport military equipment and personnel. Fedorov did not provide further details.

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Ukraine returns 6 more POWs from Russian captivity

by The Kyiv Independent news desk September 29, 2022 2:33 PM 1 min read
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Russia released six more Ukrainian prisoners of war – four service personnel and two civilians – in a prisoner swap on Sept. 29, according to President's Office Head Andriy Yermak. "Our goal is to get all our people back. We are working on it non-stop," said Yermak.

Among the released POWs are marine officers Oleksii Bulakhov and Mykola Kostenko, as well as Mariupol defenders Liudmyla Herasymenko and Ivan Zemlianoi; two civilians are Viktoriia Andrusha and Yana Maiboroda.

Yermak didn't mention how many Russians were exchanged in the swap.

On Sept. 21, Ukraine returned 215 prisoners of war, including Azovstal defenders, in exchange for Viktor Medvedchuk, Ukraine’s most high-profile pro-Kremlin politician and Russian President Vladimir Putin's former right-hand man in the country.

Ukraine returns 215 POWs, including Azovstal defenders, from Russian captivity
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