Donetsk, Feb 27 – DAN. The issue of POW exchange is going to dominate the meeting of the humanitarian working group on Wednesday, said DPR Ombudswoman Daria Morozova.

"The discussion of the prisoner exchange on the "all for all basis" is expected. Another important issue is search efforts for missing persons."

Economicv and humanitarian working groups of the Contact Group have already began their meetings today in Minsk.

According to latest reports, Kiev helds 253 persons in connction with the conflict; 101 of them are confirmed to be held in Ukraine, while the status of 152 persons is unknown or being specofoed.

The talks on the prisoner swap are basically in a deadlock. Kiev representatives do their best to protract the talks and preparations of the exchange. The latest swap transpired on December 27, 2017. *ot*pp