: 25 Ukrainian soldiers may be released before Orthodox Easter
Politics13:31 Apr. 27, 2016
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25 Ukrainian soldiers may be released before Orthodox Easter

Russian-backed separatist forces currently holding over 110 Ukrainian hostages in the occupied areas 

About 25 Ukrainian soldiers held captive by Russian-backed separatist forces could be free by the end of this week.

This is according to a post by Iryna Herashchenko - first deputy chairwoman of the Ukrainian parliament.  

Read also Ukraine reveals number of militant-held hostages

Herashchenko claims the Minsk humanitarian group will hold yet another meeting today.  

The last meeting led to the agreement of an exchange format. Herashchenko says the prisoner swap will likely take place before the Orthodox Easter. 

Watch also Since the Donbas war burst out nearly 3,000 Ukrainians were released

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