Another 12 Ukrainian service members were released by Russia, Andriy Yermak, a top presidential aide, said on Twitter, APA reports.
The soldiers included those who served in Mariupol, at the Chornobyl nuclear plant, and on Snake Island, he said. Over the past week, 98 Ukrainian POWs were returned, Yermak said.
The Russian defense ministry said nine of its servicemen were released, according to Interfax. No further details were offered.