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#Prisoner Swap

# prisoner-swap - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Zelenskyy calls on Russians to resist mobilisation as major prisoner swap takes place
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# Prisoner Swap

Zelenskyy calls on Russians to resist mobilisation as major prisoner swap takes place

Updated Thu 10:05 PM 30,465 Views 7 Comments
  • The high-profile prisoner swap saw 215 Ukrainian and foreign fighters exchanged — 200 of them for a single person, an ally of Putin.
  • Ministers in Germany today signalled that the country is ready to take in Russian deserters.
  • Flights out of Russia to neighbouring countries are now nearly entirely booked and prices have skyrocketed.

# prisoner-swap - Monday 27 September, 2021

Two Canadians in prisoner swap released on bail for health reasons, China says
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# Canada

Two Canadians in prisoner swap released on bail for health reasons, China says

Sep 27th 2021, 3:16 PM 13,861 Views 5 Comments

Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were detained in December 2019.

# prisoner-swap - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange
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# Easing Tensions

Russia and Ukraine swap 70 prisoners in landmark exchange

Sep 7th 2019, 1:50 PM 16,054 Views 16 Comments

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
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# Prisoner Swap

82 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released

May 7th 2017, 8:18 AM 16,490 Views 9 Comments

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

# prisoner-swap - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

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

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

Oct 18th 2011, 7:21 AM 247 Views 7 Comments

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
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# Prisoner Swap

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

Oct 16th 2011, 3:10 PM 489 Views 2 Comments

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.