"Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner were sentenced by a court which is not internationally recognised, in the so-called Donetsk People's Republic (DPR).
Mr Aslin told his family his captors said there had been no attempt by UK officials to negotiate on his behalf.
UK government sources indicate that ministers are currently unwilling to negotiate with Russia directly because it may risk fuelling a false Russian narrative that the men are mercenaries."
The number of bulk carriers is limited so they would need to choose where to send themThe US exports millions of tons of coal to China every year. Maybe the Russian-Ukrainian War is a nefarious plot by King Coal to cut off Russian
gas to Germany and force Germany to import American coal instead for its coal power plants!
The government is big on paperwork and bureaucracy.It is bull that they "don't know where the weapons went". They know exactly where the weapons given to Ukraine are going and a "free" weapon is not really free anymore than Facebook or Twitter are free.
"In one gesture, we see the true attitude of American diplomats (and of the entire Western world) towards our country. Naval Attache of the US Embassy in Moscow, Captain First Rank Dale Samuel, riding a bicycle around the city, deliberately stopped at a post on which the letter Z was pasted and took a photo of his middle finger.
In fact, D. Samuel should not interact with the military departments of Russia, and defiantly not violate Russian law. And here we see actions that directly fall under Art. 280.3 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.
Interestingly, Samuel regularly drives around the city in a car with diplomatic plates and shows everyone his protruding middle finger. The question arises: does he have problems with his finger, or with his head?
By the way, recently, many representatives of the West are doing everything so that we treat them as mentally ill and do not take them seriously. Is this some kind of conscious strategy?
But the most important question for us is how our authorities will react to Samuel's trick ..."