Two detained Americans endangered Russian servicemen, Kremlin says

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2022
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Two Americans detained in Ukraine while fighting on the Ukrainian side of the war were mercenaries who endangered the lives of Russian servicemen and should face responsibility for their actions, the Kremlin said on Monday.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, interviewed by the U.S. television network NBC news, also said U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner, held in Russia for more than two months, was guilty of drug offences and not a hostage.

Peskov's comments were the first formal acknowledgment that the two men, identified in U.S. reports as Andy Huynh, 27,...

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