Two additional caught Britons charged by supportive of Russian revolutionaries, say reports

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Two additional caught Britons charged by supportive of Russian revolutionaries, say reports


Andrew Hill (left) and Dylan Healy will stand preliminary for "hired soldier exercises", reports say

Two additional Britons caught by Russian powers in Ukraine have been accused of being hired fighters, as per Russian state media.

Dylan Healy, a cook who was chipping in as a guide specialist, had been caught at a designated spot in April.

Around the same time, Russia delivered a video of Andrew Hill in military uniform, saying he had given up.

It comes after two other British men, Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin, were condemned to death last month.

They had to deal with similar penalties as Mr Healy and Mr Hill in the consultation at a Russian intermediary court in eastern Ukraine, which isn't globally perceived.

The European Court of Human Rights has since interceded to request the sentence isn't completed.

However, Russia has dismissed the call, saying it no longer carries out the Strasbourg court's choices and the destiny of the men was a matter for the favorable to Russian, breakaway Donetsk People's Republic.

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As per a report by Russia's Tass news organization, an unknown authority from the so called Donetsk People's Republic guaranteed Mr Healy and Mr Hill would stand preliminary for 

"hired fighter exercises". 

It revealed the two men were declining to co-work with agents.

There has been no free affirmation of the charges.

The Foreign Office said it censured the double-dealing of detainees of war and regular people for political purposes.

"We are in steady contact with the public authority of Ukraine on their cases and are completely strong of Ukraine in its endeavors to get them delivered," 

added a representative.

Mr Healy's catch prior this year was broadcasted by a guide association working nearby, the Presidium Network, which said he and another Briton, Paul Urey, had been completing compassionate work freely close to Zaporizhzhia.

At the hour of their catch, Mr Healy was supposed to be driving with Mr Urey to protect a family from a town south of the city.

It is muddled where Mr Urey is currently. In April, his mom, Linda, encouraged his capturers to allow him to get back home to her and to his youngsters.


Map of eastern Ukraine, showing Russian areas of control, updated 27 JuneIMAGE SOURCE,AFP

Described as a chef by training, Mr Healy is originally from Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire.

Dominik Byrne, co-founder of the Presidium Network, said his organisation had proof that Mr Healy was an independent humanitarian volunteer and was not involved in any military action.

His group has been in regular contact with the Healy family, who were

 "very scared"

 and wanted their son home as quickly as possible, he said.

The family was in contact with the British government and the Red Cross which was trying to get access to Mr Healy to check on his welfare, he added.

Mr Byrne said it was a horrible situation for the two men, who were likely being interrogated constantly and kept in awful conditions.

Russia's defence ministry has said Mr Hill was captured in the Mykolaiv region of south-west Ukraine. It is believed he was caught while fighting with Ukrainian forces.

Wearing camouflage in the video released by Russia, and with his arm in a sling, he said he was from Plymouth and had four children with his partner. He said he had travelled of his own accord to help Ukraine.

Last month, the family of Mr Aslin said he had been told that his execution would happen and time was running out.

"There are no words - it's got to be everyone's worst nightmare," 

Mr Aslin's grandmother Pamela Hall told the BBC.

The UK government - which has called the death sentences a 

"sham judgement with absolutely no legitimacy" - 

has said Mr Aslin and Mr Pinner should be treated as prisoners of war under the laws laid out in the Geneva Conventions.

It said it was doing everything it could to support the men and was in close contact with their families.

A third person - Moroccan man Brahim Saaudun, 21 - was tried alongside Mr Aslin and Mr Pinner and also sentenced to death.

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