< p> During the Ukrainian counter-offensive in the Kharkiv region, the AFU soldiers captured “hundreds” of Russian soldiers. This was stated by President Volodymyr Zelensky in an interview with Reuters.
The President stressed that Russia has more Ukrainian prisoners than Ukraine – Russian – military or mercenaries who are fighting for the Russian Federation.
< p>“Therefore, our task is to replenish the «exchange fund». Therefore, I publicly appeal to the Russian military – it will really be right if they go into captivity… Our task is to have more of them, so that we can return more of our own,” Zelensky said.
The President assured that «hundreds» According to the Geneva Conventions, Ukraine treats Russians as prisoners of war.