Ukraine prisoners of war released under Minsk ceasefire agreement

September 8, 2014 7:28 PM

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Ukraine prisoners of war released under Minsk ceasefire agreement

Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- Twenty Ukrainian prisoners of war have been released under the ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels signed in Minsk, Belarus, last week, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Monday.

Ukraine's counterterrorist operation press office said the freed prisoners were Ukrainian troops, telling CNN they had been exchanged for a "terrorist."

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