Russia releases 10 Ukrainian civilian prisoners: Zelensky

KIEV: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Friday that 10 civilians, including a politician and two priests, taken prisoner in Russia and Belarus had been freed in a deal brokered by the Vatican. Russia and Ukraine have exchanged hundreds of prisoners during their two-year conflict, usually in one-for-one exchanges, but the release of civilian prisoners is rarer.

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