Ukraine hopes to save foreign soldiers sentenced to death, says lawmaker

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KYIV (Reuters) – Ukraine is doing everything possible to save three foreign nationals who were sentenced to death by proxy authorities in Donbas for fighting for Ukraine, a lawmaker in Ukraine’s parliamentary security and defence committee said on Saturday. After being captured, two Britons and a Moroccan were convicted of “mercenary activities” on Thursday by a court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), whose separatist leaders are backed by Moscow. “Both the Defence Ministry and the Main Directorate of Intelligence, which deals with the exchange of prisoners, are taking al…

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