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Ukraine brings home 116 servicemen from Russian captivity

The bodies of two volunteers and one serviceman were recovered.

Ukraine brings home 116 servicemen from Russian captivity
Photo: Telegram/Andriy Yermak

Ukraine has conducted another exchange of prisoners, having brought home 116 defenders of Mariupol, Kherson partisans, snipers from the Bakhmut direction and other our heroes, the head of the presidential office, Andriy Yermak, has said.

"Eighty-seven servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine returned home, two of them are from the Special Operations Forces. Eight fighters from the territorial defence, seven from the National Guard, six from the National Police, five border guards, two sailors and one representative of the State Emergency Service. Among them are two officers and 114 privates and sergeants," he said.

"In addition, we managed to recover the bodies of the deceased foreign volunteers - Christopher Matthew Parry and Andrew Bagshaw, as well as the body of a fallen volunteer soldier - a Ukrainian who served in the French Foreign Legion and returned to defend Ukraine after the start of the full-scale invasion - Yevhen Kulyk," he added.

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