Plane carrying Ukrainians freed in Russia in prisoner swap arrives in Kiev

By REUTERS
September 7, 2019 13:51
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KIEV - A plane carrying Ukrainians freed in a prisoner exchange with Russia landed in Kiev on Saturday, a Reuters witness said.

The prisoners' relatives were lined up on the tarmac and loudly cheered the aircraft's arrival.The long-awaited swap could ease volatile tensions over Moscow's annexation five years ago of Ukraine's Crimea region.


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