A child runs to greet one of the Ukrainian prisoners freed under a prisoner swap deal with Russia, at Boryspil airport, outside Kiev, Ukraine. Photo: AP

Russia and Ukraine swap prisoners, in first sign of thawing relations

  • Planes carrying 35 Russian and 35 Ukrainian prisoners have touched down in Moscow and Kiev, after lengthy negotiations for a prisoner swap
  • The two countries have had frosty relations since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014
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A child runs to greet one of the Ukrainian prisoners freed under a prisoner swap deal with Russia, at Boryspil airport, outside Kiev, Ukraine. Photo: AP
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