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Should the Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap be viewed with caution?

“The prisoner swap seems to have come at a high cost for Ukraine. Kyiv handed over a range of convicted Russian criminals, some of whom were involved in attacks against Ukraine, accused of treason or had served as fighters in the self-declared Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics,” Iryna Matviyishyn, the analyst at Internews Ukraine and UkraineWorld, comments on the Russia-Ukraine prisoner exchange, which took place on September 7, 2019.

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