Kiev Exchanges Detained Civilians for Captured Soldiers. Again.

The New York Times describes the latest “prisoner exchange”

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Via The New York Times

The Ukrainian Army, outgunned and losing ground, has had a chronic shortage of prisoners of war to trade, and has resorted to releasing civilians who have been detained as pro-Russian activists in street demonstrations in different parts of Ukraine. The swap on Saturday seemed to be no exception. In a statement, the Donetsk People’s Republic said civilians were among the 52 released.

Kiev has been doing this since day one. 139 Ukrainian soldiers for 52 rebels—some of them not even combatants. Really?

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