KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian prisoners, including sailors and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, are flying back to Ukraine after a prisoner swap was completed with Russia, according to comments that were reposted on Facebook by Ukraine’s general prosecutor.
The general prosecutor’s spokesman was not immediately available for comment.
Russia had transferred Sentsov from a remote Arctic prison to custody in Moscow amid talks with Kiev on a possible prisoner swap, news agencies TASS and Interfax reported on Thursday.
Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Matthias Williams; Editing by Paul Tait
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