More than five years after war broke out be Russia and Ukraine, the two former Soviet republics made a tentative move towards ending the fighting after exchanging 70 prisoners - 35 from each side - a development that has been widely hailed by the international community as a significant step towards easing tensions between the two countries.

United Nations' chief António Guterres, welcomed the exchange and praised all those who brought this to fruition, including Ukraine's new President Volod...

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