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externalUkraine returns 144 soldiers, including 95 Azovstal defenders, from Russian captivity

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June 29, 2022 5:46 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Ukraine coordinated the biggest prisoner swap to date, freeing 144 soldiers, Ukraine's Defense Ministry announced on Telegram. Among them are 95 defenders of the Azovstal plant in Mariupol, including 43 Azov fighters. Most of the freed soldiers are severely injured.

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