There has been an exchange of prisoners of war between Russia and Ukraine, after which dozens of prisoners left for their home countries.
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Andriy Yermak, a presidential adviser of Ukraine, said on social media that Russia has released 116 Ukrainian soldiers.
He said that among the released prisoners were also officers who had defended the Russian attack on Mariupol.
He said that the snipers who were fighting in Khairsoun area and posted in Bakhmut city have also been released.
On the other hand, the officials of the Ministry of Defense of Russia said that Ukraine has released 63 military personnel in the exchange of prisoners.