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Mayor intercambio de prisioneros de guerra desde la invasión rusa de Ucrania

By Phil Bainbridge

January 4, 2024 - En el mayor intercambio de prisioneros de guerra desde la invasión rusa de Ucrania, Rusia ha liberado a 230 ucranianos mientras que 248 miembros del personal militar ruso han sido devueltos.

The deal, brokered by the United Arab Emirates, is the first since August 2023, and comes amid an escalation in air assaults, with Ukraine bombing Belgorod in retaliation for a massive drone attack on Kyiv.

The rate of prisoner releases dropped off sharply after July when five commanders of the Azov battalion which held out in the siege of the steelworks in Mariupol were returned from Turkey, angering Moscow.

Some commentators suspect that Russia is co-operating in this way to deflect attention from recent reports of the abuse of prisoners in apparent violation of the Geneva Convention, including forcing them into active combat, using them as human shields and summary executions.

PUBLISHED: 04/01/2024; STORY: Graphic News