Censor.NET reports referring to the press service of the Ukrainian army's initiative for civil-military cooperation.
"The bodies of the soldiers of the 54th Mechanized Brigade handed over to the Ukrainian side as part of the Evacuation 200 humanitarian project have undergone forensic examination and identification procedure.
The pathologists of the Dnipro morgue have established that Lieutenant Mykyta Yarovyi and soldier Andrii Baibuz suffered fatal gunshot wounds. No signs of deliberate violence were found during the examination.
Lieutenant Mykyta Yarovyi was identified by his comrade and soldier Andrii Baibuz by his wife.
On Dec. 25, after five days of negotiations during which the opposing side constantly changed the swap conditions, the bodies of two Ukrainian soldiers, who died at the Svitlodarsk salient on Dec. 18, were handed over to the Ukrainian side in the town of Shchastia, the Luhansk region. In turn, the Ukrainian side released the bodies of two dead attackers.
The exchange was carried out under control of OSCE and JCCC representatives and in line with the Minsk agreements.
After all necessary examinations are over, the bodies of the soldiers will be delivered to their families for burial.
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