The swap is part of a deal brokered earlier this month that aims to end the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine.
A Brazilian inmate who tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter was found dead in his cell, according to prison authorities.
The businessman was held for almost four years, accused of spying.
The Boston gangster raved about the president, and railed against ex-special counsel Robert Mueller, in a series of letters to an unlikely pen pal.
Alessandro Sandrini, 32, has been freed after almost three years as a prisoner in Syria.
Inside a slow fashion label that trains and employs female prisoners in Peru and Thailand.
The answer is revealed in new data released today about Europe's prisons.
Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was found dead at a federal prison in West Virginia
Google has agreed to blur aerial pictures of French prisons after a daring escape by Redoine Faid in July. But while some jails have been obscured, two of the most high-profile can still be seen online.
Barbaros Sansal made the decision to start a new life in Belgium after being attacked and imprisoned last year for posting a critical video on social media.
Allegations of ill-treatment of prisoners in Russian prisons are not new but Yevgeny Makarov's torture case has brought them to limelight again.
A look at some of the most daring, dangerous and outrageous attempts to escape prison in Europe.
One of France's most famous gangsters has escaped a prison in the Paris region by helicopter, according to local media.
The move is being seen as a goodwill gesture ahead of a planned meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader
Soldier Elor Azaria escaped the maximum sentence of 20 years for manslaughter when he was sentenced to 18 months in prison last year. He has served less than nine.
Riot leads to tragedy as blaze kills prisoners.