Donetsk, Mar 7 – DAN. Fifteen people liberated from the Ukrainian captivity in late December 2017 turned out to be Ukrainian special services agents, said the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko.

"Unfortunately, not every liberated person passed our checks. Fifteen of the exchanged turned out to be Ukrainian security service agents."

On 27 December 2017, DPR, LPR and Ukraine held one of the largest prisoner exchange during the Donbass conflict. It took place at the crossing point in Gorlovka area; Ukraine handed over 160 people to Donetsk, and DPR passed 57 people to Kiev. *ot