More than 140 Ukrainian servicemen returned home as a result of another prisoner-of-war exchange. In particular, the defenders of Mariupol were released. This was reported by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
"Another exchange of prisoners of war was carried out, thanks to which 144 Ukrainian defenders returned home. This is the largest exchange since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion. Of the 144 released - 95 defenders of Azovstal. Among them are 43 servicemen of the Azov regiment," the GUR said in a statement.
In total, on Wednesday, June 29, released: 59 fighters of the National Guard; 30 - the Navy; 28 - the Armed Forces of Ukraine; 17 - the State Border Service of Ukraine; 9 - Territorial Defense; 1 - the National Police of Ukraine.
It is also noted that most of the Ukrainian servicemen who were released from captivity are seriously injured. Now they are being provided with proper medical care.