Ukrainian military were exchanged for nine detained militants. Six of the eight servicemen, released from captivity are the Donetsk airport defenders. All liberated soldiers have injuries. Three of them required special care - they were taken by special ambulances.
There were two mercenaries from Russia among the captive terrorists. All militants, who were held prisoners by the Ukrainian law enforcers, said they are in a satisfactory condition.
The exchange was carried out by center for exchange of prisoners of war affiliated with the Security Service of Ukraine in conjunction with the Ministry of Defense in the buffer zone near Donetsk.