Russia and Ukraine to free 50 prisoners of war each, Moscow-backed leader says

FILE PHOTO: Denis Pushilin, the Russian-installed leader in Ukraine's Donetsk region, attends a meeting with servicemen from Russian-controlled parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, released in recent prisoner exchange in the course of Russia-Ukraine conflict, and their relatives, in the town of Amvrosiivka (Amvrosievka), Donetsk region, Russian-controlled Ukraine November 6, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

(Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine will each hand over 50 prisoners of war to the other on Thursday, the Moscow-backed administrator of Ukraine's Donetsk region, Denis Pushilin, said on the Telegram messaging service.

(Reporting by Reuters; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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