Donetsk, Nov 25 — DAN. Russia and Ukraine are exchanging nine POWs each, ” Donetsk People’s Republic Acting Head Denis Pushilin said on Friday.

“The exchange is being held according to the formula ‘9 for 9, ’ Pushilin said noting that there is a DPR militiaman in the group handed over by Ukraine.

Russia and Ukraine held the following prisoner swaps in October and November: “50 for 50” on November 24, “35 for 35” on November 23, “107 for 107” on November 3, “50 for 50” on October 29, and “110 for 110” on October 17. Twenty military personnel were released from Ukrainian captivity on October 13. 

DPR ombudsperson Darya Morozova told the Donetsk News Agency on Wednesday that the Republic had listed some 250 DPR servicemen as missing in Ukrainian territory.*jk