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Zelensky offers to swap pro-Putin tycoon for captured Ukrainians

13/04/2022 04:49 PM | Click to read full article

Ukrainian President Zelensky offered Wednesday to swap pro-Kremlin tycoon Viktor Medvedchuk, who was arrested by Kyiv after escaping house arrest, for Ukrainians captured by Russia.

Medvedchuk, 67, counts Russian President Vladimir Putin among his personal friends and says the Kremlin leader is godfather to his youngest daughter Darya.