Donetsk, Nov 23 - DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic is fully ready for prisoner exchange with Ukraine, the press service of the DPR Head’s administration told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

“DPR is fully ready to carry out prisoner exchange about which Medvedchuk (leader of the the Ukrainian Choice - People’s Right movement - eds DAN) talked last week. Coordination of detainees lists is now underway,” a press service representative said.

Earlier, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko talked by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian president’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin, in telephone conversations with the DPR and LPR leaders, discussed a large-scale prisoner exchange initiative brought forward by Viktor Medvedchuk, leader of the Ukrainian Choice - People’s Right movement. *jk