OREANDA-NEWS  Russia has returned the bodies of 45 servicemen. This is reported by Kommersant with reference to State Duma deputy Shamsail Saraliev.

For its part, the Ukrainian coordination headquarters reported the return of 212 bodies of soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).

On April 12, the parties to the armed conflict made another exchange, during which Moscow returned 23 bodies of military personnel in exchange for 99 bodies of soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Earlier, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, Tatyana Moskalkova, explained the suspension of the prisoner exchange with Kiev. According to her, Ukraine is to blame for this, which "constantly puts up new, far-fetched demands."