We don’t care what the West thinks of us: Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign minister said on Friday that British citizens serving as mercenaries would be judged by a court, and that Russia did not care what the West thought.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the BBC that the fate of British fighters captured in Ukraine and sentenced to death as mercenaries would be decided by the Donetsk People’s Republic under international law. Is.

Russia’s foreign minister has said that Russia does not care what the West thinks.

Sean Penner and Eden Aslan, two British nationals, were among three foreign fighters convicted by the Supreme Court in Donetsk last week of being mercenaries.

He was sentenced to death along with Moroccan national Saadoun Ibrahim.

The Russian Foreign Minister said that in the eyes of the West, Russia is responsible for the fate of these people, but this is the decision of an independent state.

According to international media reports, Rosenberg has protested that the two men were not mercenaries but had served in the Ukrainian army.

In response, Sergei Lavrov said that just as independent judgments are issued in British courts, so too is the judgment of an independent court.

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