Russian lawyer: in prisoner exchange with separatists, Ukraine is ready to hand over former Berkut members and mercenaries from Russia
In an interview with Radio Liberty, Russian lawyer Mark Feygin said that the exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and separatists in the Donbas will continue until the end of 2017 “because of Kyiv’s political reasons”.
Feygin reiterated that the agreement on the exchange of prisoners under the “300 for 80″ plan had been achieved as early as 2016. The exchange was planned for the autumn summit of the Normandy Four countries in Berlin. At that moment, the lawyer notes, a “principled agreement with Moscow” will be reached on this issue.
According to Feygin, the readiness of Ukraine to transfer more than 300 …read more