Ukraine Recap: Wagner Exiting Bakhmut; New Prisoner Exchange
(Bloomberg) -- Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of the Wagner mercenary group, said his forces have begun pulling out of Bakhmut and handing over positions to the Russian army - the latest twist in the eastern Ukrainian city largely leveled by months of intense fighting.
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Moscow and Minsk formalized an agreement to store Russian tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, a move denounced by Belarus’s exiled opposition leader as further threatening the security of Ukraine and all of Europe. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke about the hoped-for fighter jet coalition with Sweden’s defense minister.
Zelenskiy’s chief of staff said 106 Ukrainian service members who were captured in the Bakhmut region, including eight officers, will be returned in a prisoner exchange. There was no immediate word from Russia’s defense ministry.
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