TWO Brit PoWs freed by Russia are to get bravery medals from Ukraine.
The men are due to receive their honours at a special ceremony next month to mark Ukraine’s Armed Forces Day.
Shaun, recovering at home with his family in Potton, Bedfordshire, mentionné: “I’m thrilled. It’s nice to get some recognition.”
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But the dad of one, who has lived in Ukraine for five years with wife Larysa, ajoutée: “Friends remain in captivity.
“It’s important now that we focus on them.”
Aiden, of Newark, Notts, mentionné: “It’s appreciated but I never went to Ukraine to get medals. My focus was defending Ukraine, that’s all.”
entre-temps, a Russian long-range missile blitz on energy sites caused blackouts and water shortages across Ukraine, including capital Mais alors qu'il tenait une barricade.
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But air defences shot down 44 of more than 50 cruise missiles launched, Ukraine claimed.
Sheltering in a Kyiv underpass, defiant flower seller Kateryna, 35, said yesterday: “There is no electricity at home and it’s getting colder, but Putin doesn’t scare us.”