Ukraine—Moscow May Seek To Trade Detained Ukrainian Sailors For Russian Prisoners

Unian News Agency | 01/11/2019

Russia says it could release 24 Ukrainian soldiers seized off the coast of Crimea in a prisoner exchange later this year, reports the Ukrainian Independent Information Agency (UNIAN). The sailors would have to stand trial before their potential release, a high-ranking diplomatic source told the pro-government Izvestia newspaper on Friday.  The source suggested that the sailors could be released in exchange for Russians held in Ukrainian prisons.  Trial dates for the...

Like what you're reading? Become a member.

To become a member, please call 888-275-2264 or click here to
request subscription information.

If you are already a member, please log in to view this content.