Russia, Ukraine Discussing Prisoner Swap 33 For 33

The Russian Federation and Ukraine are discussing exchange of hostages and prisoners 33 for 33.

RBK (Russia) has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to the report, representatives of the two countries are discussing the exchange 33 for 33 people except for director of RIA Novosti Ukraine, Kyrylo Vyshynskyi.

The press was not told if there was Ukrainian film maker Oleh Sentsov on the lists.

According to the report, Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Liudmyla Denisova is already in Russia.

Earlier, Russian mass media said the two countries could conduct the exchange before late August.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, in July, the Presidential Office suggested exchange of Sentsov for Vyshynskyi.

(C)2019 Ukrainian News Agency

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