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“We are going to exchange up to 70 prisoners,” Zakharchenko said. “But it depends on the Ukrainian authorities.”
Zakharchenko said that on Friday DPR government held an emergency meeting that ruled to exchange prisoners with the Ukrainian side only during daylight hours. The DPR prime minister pointed out that this decision was taken in the context of an intention of the “Ukrainian side to deliberately hide (at nights) the poor condition of militia fighters who have been held captive by (Ukrainian) military.”
On September 3 Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested a peace plan consisting of seven points after a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
On September 5 the trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine (Russia, Ukraine and the OSCE) and representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s republics (DPR and LPR) reached an agreement in Minsk on ceasefire in Ukraine’s embattled southeast, troops withdrawal, exchange of prisoners and provision of humanitarian aid.