Ukraine Live Day 416: POWs Released After 8 Months, But Others Held as DNR Claims Freed

April 9, 2015
Checkpoint Nulyovka (Zero), near Maryinka, the last Ukrainian checkpoint before DNR-seized territory. Screengrab from DN Donbass Public TV

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