December 27, 2017 – FRN –
In the Donbass, the first stage of the exchange of prisoners has been completed, according to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination. Lugansk handed 16 people over to Kiev in exchange for 74 of theirs.
The exchange of prisoners takes place on neutral territory between the city of Majororsk controlled by Kiev and Gorlovka of Donetsk. The procedure is observed by representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission and the International Committee of the Red Cross.