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Russia and Ukraine swap nearly 300 prisoners in surprise swap

Russia and Ukraine swap nearly 300 prisoners in surprise swap

Russia and Ukraine have carried out a surprise prisoner exchange involving nearly 300 people, the largest since the invasion of Moscow began nearly seven months ago. Among those freed are prisoners of war from countries including the United States, the United Kingdom and Morocco, some of whom had been sentenced to death after being captured …

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Ukraine launches surprise counterattacks on Russian troops as they get distracted in the south

Ukraine launches surprise counterattacks on Russian troops as they get distracted in the south

Ukrainian soldiers gathered in Kyiv for the funeral of Oleh Kutsyn, commander of the Karpatska Sich Battalion. Methane Acta | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Ukraine appears to have surprised Russia this week with a series of counterattacks in the northeast of the country, with military strategists saying Kyiv likely took advantage of a recent …

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