Donetsk, Dec 1 — DAN. Russia and Ukraine are holding a “50 for 50” prisoner exchange, Donetsk People’s Republic Acting Head Denis Pushilin said.

“A new prisoner swap is taking place today. We’re bringing home 50 Russian servicemen, ” Pushilin said adding that Russia is handing over as many army personnel to Ukraine. 

The group released by Kiev includes 12 DRP fighters and eight LPR fighters, he said. *jk