Russia-Ukraine war latest: Briton appeals against death sentence; Ukrainian flag flies again on Snake Island. Source: The Guardian

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Briton appeals against death sentence; Ukrainian flag flies again on Snake Island

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Briton appeals against death sentence in separatist-held east Ukraine – report

Aiden Aslin, the Briton sentenced to death by a court in the Russian-backed breakaway Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine, submitted an appeal on Monday, according to the Russian Interfax agency.

“A cassation appeal against the verdict was filed today,” the lawyer representing him, Pavel Kosovan, told Interfax.

Aslin was sentenced to death last month together with fellow Briton Shaun Pinner and Moroccan Brahim Saadoun for “mercenary activities” because they had been captured while fighting as foreigners for Ukraine’s army……………….

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