Lavrov ‘Not Interested’ in West’s Views on Foreigners Captured in Ukraine, Calls Them ‘Mercenaries’

patrick.goodenough | June 17, 2022
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Amid reports that two Americans fighting with Ukrainian forces against the Russians may have been captured, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday shrugged off Western concerns about two Britons recently sentenced to death by Russian proxies in eastern Ukraine, saying that “mercenaries” are not combatants.