Kiev and rebels begin mass prisoner exchange




 
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December 26th, 2014  
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By Pavel Polityuk and Alessandra Prentice KIEV (Reuters) - Kiev and pro-Russian separatists began an exchange of hundreds of prisoners of war on Friday, a state security service source said, part of a 12-point peace plan. The agreement to swap 125 Ukrainian servicemen for 225 rebels followed peace talks between envoys of Ukraine, Russia, the separatists and European security watchdog Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Wednesday. "We've prepared 225 people, which we will hand over. ...




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