The Ukrainian government and separatist rebels exchange prisoners according to the "all identified for all identified" formula agreed upon during peace talks in Paris earlier this month.
Volodymyr Zelensky, Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel meet in Paris for Ukraine peace talks. It is the first time Putin and Zelensky meet and the first such four-way leaders' meeting since 2016.
The Court of Appeal in Kyiv, Ukraine, rules to release Volodymyr Tsemakh, a person of interest in the case of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. President of Russia Vladimir Putin says both countries are finalizing negotiations on a "rather large-scale" prisoner exchange.
International monitors from the OSCE report that fighting has intensified in Eastern Ukraine as a second year of a shaky truce begins. The worst of the fighting is located between government-controlled Avdiivka and separatist-controlled Yasynuvata.
Ukrainian government forces enter the center of Stanytsia-Luhanska after having recaptured full control of a strategically important section of the M-04 highway near Luhansk from pro-Russian insurgents.
Thousands of demonstrators rally in Banda Aceh, the capital of Indonesia's Aceh province, in support of local leaders' bid to adopt a separatist flag as the staunchly Islamic province's official emblem.