Details on the two captured Russians are scant, but Ukraine says they were wounded and captured near Luhansk, and will be presented in public soon.
Russia insists the two men were no longer soldiers in the Russian Army, and Ukraine’s rebels said they were serving as policemen in Luhansk.
The Ukrainian government is citing rifles seized with them as being only for Russia’s special forces, and insists that proves they are active duty Russian military.
Last 5 posts by Jason Ditz
- Peshmerga: Iraqi Offensive Is a 'Declaration of War' - October 16th, 2017
- Thousands Flee as Iraqi Forces Seize Kirkuk - October 16th, 2017
- Pentagon Backs Away as US Allies Prepare to Battle in Iraqi Kurdistan - October 16th, 2017
- North Korea Rejects US Talks Amid Threats - October 16th, 2017
- Spain Ratchets Up Threats as Catalonia Refuses to Respond - October 16th, 2017