BY A STAFF REPORTER: Andrei Yarmak, head of ukraine's presidential office, said 45 prisoners of war had returned to Ukraine. "Great news today," he said. We are bringing back 45 of our people. Azovstal has 42 male and 3 female defenders. "
"It was the last major obstacle for weeks in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol after a full-scale Russian aggression," Yarmak said, referring to the Azovstal steel plant. Among the returned prisoners of war were 35 privates and sergeants and 10 officers. '