Representatives of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) began moving to the Mayorsk checkpoint, where prisoners swap is planned for today in the format of "all identified for all identified." Olga Kobtseva, the head of the working group on the exchange of prisoners LPR, said this to RIA News.
The exact number of people on the exchange exchange has not yet been disclosed.
As we reported, the exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and the militant-held Donbas takes place on December 29. The venue will be Mayorsk checkpoint in the Donetsk region.
The Council of Europe welcomed the agreement between the participants of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk on the exchange of prisoners between Kyiv and the occupied territories of Donbas in the "all-for-all" format.
Protesters that gathered near the Lukyanivsky pre-trial detention center in Kyiv to block the prisoner swap between Ukraine and occupied Donbas are still blocking the facility. The reason for their actions is that former law enforcers from Berkut riot police (1992-2014) are on the list of exchange