Two captured Britons urge to be exchanged for Putin ally Medvedchuk

Two British mercenaries captured in Ukraine by Russian forces appeared on Russian state television Monday, asking to be exchanged for a pro-Russian tycoon and politician who is being held by Ukrainian authorities. It was not clear how freely the two men, Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin, could speak. The two spoke separately after being goaded … Read more

Ukraine and Russia carry out prisoner exchange

kyiv and Moscow held a prisoner swap on Friday, a Ukrainian official said Friday night. The exchange led to the release of 86 Ukrainian military men and women, said the deputy head of Ukraine’s presidential administration, Kyrylo Tymoshenko. He did not say how many Russian soldiers were exchanged, but said the deal was the result … Read more