Death penalty for US troops captured in Ukraine

Death penalty for US troops captured in Ukraine

MOSCOW: A Russian presidential spokesman has hinted at the execution of a former US soldier captured in Ukraine.

According to local media reports, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview that Russia could not guarantee that ex-soldiers captured in Ukraine would not face the death penalty.

“I cannot guarantee anything, it depends on the investigation,” the Russian presidential spokesman said.

The US State Department said on June 16 that it was in talks with Russia over US citizens taking part in the war in Ukraine. Ready for

Earlier, two British and a Syrian soldier were arrested in Ukraine and sentenced to death by a court.

The US State Department has once again strongly barred US citizens from traveling to Ukraine.