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February 28, 2022

Prisoners with military experience willing to fight Russians will be released ― Ukraine’s President

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Ukraine’s President Zelensky

As the war between Ukraine and Russia continues to intensify, Ukraine’s President, Volodymr Zelensky says prisoners with military experience willing to fight the Russians will be released.

Ukraine’s president said this during a speech in the country’s capital Kyiv, as a Ukrainian delegation and Russian representatives meet for peace talks at the Belarusian border.

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Zelensky also called on Russian soldiers in Ukraine to lay down their arms, saying: “Save your lives and leave.”

“Abandon your equipment. Get out of here. Don’t believe your commanders. Don’t believe your propagandists. Just save your lives,” Zelensky said.

The President claimed that 4,500 Russian soldiers and 16 children have been killed so far in the Russia invasion.

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