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Brit PoWs freed by Russia to receive bravery medals from Ukraine

TWO Brit PoWs freed by Russia are to get bravery medals from Ukraine.

Former soldier Shaun Pinner, 49, et Aiden Aslin, 28, were repeatedly tortured.

Shaun Pinner, 49, and Aiden Aslin, 28, are to get bravery medals from Ukraine

Shaun Pinner, 49, and Aiden Aslin, 28, are to get bravery medals from UkraineCrédit: Dan Charité
Aiden, photographié ici, mentionné: 'It’s appreciated but I never went to Ukraine to get medals'

Aiden, photographié ici, mentionné: ‘It’s appreciated but I never went to Ukraine to get medals
Shaun Pinner says 'I’m thrilled. It’s nice to get some recognition' after his Russian captivity

Shaun Pinner says ‘I’m thrilled. It’s nice to get some recognitionafter his Russian captivity

La paire, who served in the ukrainien ­marines, were captured during the siege of Mariupol in April and then sentenced to death after a sham trial.

But they were released in September as part of a prisoner swap negotiated by ex-Chelsea boss Roman Abramovich and the Saudi Crown Prince.

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.”

a déclaré qu'un obus a touché un bâtiment où se trouvent des équipements qui pourraient émettre des radiations s'ils étaient endommagés

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.

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.

Lottie a dit à ses fans qu'elle était en cure de désintoxication le mois dernier et a partagé la nouvelle sur TikTok