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#Prisoner Swap

# prisoner-swap - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange Easing Tensions This post contains videos

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange

Among those swapped were 24 Ukrainian sailors, Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and Russian journalist Kyrylo Vyshynsky.

# prisoner-swap - Sunday 7 May, 2017

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released

They were exchanged for a number of Boko Haram fighters held by authorities in Nigeria.

# prisoner-swap - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Hundreds of prisoners on the move in swap for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit

The soldier is set for release after over five years in captivity since his capture by Palestinian militants in a cross-border raid.

# prisoner-swap - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Prisoner swap: Israel to release hundreds of prisoners for Shalit's freedom

In a prisoner swap, Israel has published the names of 477 Palestinian prisoners who will be released in exhange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom.