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Ukraine, separatists exchange prisoners after latest talks break down
Ukraine, separatists exchange prisoners after latest talks break down

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists began an "all-for-all" exchange of prisoners late Friday, Russian news agencies reported after delays apparently caused by a dispute over where to swap the captives. The exchange of 150 Ukrainian government troops held by the separatists and 225 militant prisoners of war had been scheduled for earlier in the week and its failure to take place contributed to the breakdown of European-mediated peace talks that were supposed to have resumed Friday. On Thursday, the leader of the breakaway People's Republic of Donetsk, Alexander Zakharchenko, told reporters that no headway had been made during a Wednesday session of the...

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