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Foreign national fighters sentenced to death by a court in Russian-occupied Eastern Ukraine

8 June 2022

Image Credit: Telegram

The Kremlin attempted to leverage the capture of foreign volunteer fighters, including two Britons, by sentencing them to death by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR). The sham judgment was issued for political gain and the prisoners were used for leverage in negotiations. They were all later released on 21 September.


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