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US prisoners 'praying to die' in brutal Ukrainian ride

US prisoners ‘praying to die’ in brutal Ukrainian ride

Even after three months of captivity that included execution threats, physical torture, solitary confinement and food deprivation, it was a journey to freedom that nearly left American veteran Alex Drueke with others The nine prisoners were released together to help Ukraine repel the Russian invaders. His hands are bound. His head was wrapped in a …

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US prisoners 'praying to die' in brutal Ukrainian ride

US prisoners ‘praying to die’ in brutal Ukrainian ride

Even after three months of captivity that included execution threats, physical torture, solitary confinement and food deprivation, it was a journey to freedom that nearly left American veteran Alex Drueke with others The nine prisoners were released together to help Ukraine repel the Russian invaders. His hands are bound. His head was wrapped in a …

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Russia and Ukraine accidentally exchange nearly 300 prisoners of war

Russia and Ukraine accidentally exchange nearly 300 prisoners of war

Russia and Ukraine have engaged in an unexpected prisoner swap involving nearly 300 people, the largest since Moscow’s invasion began nearly seven months ago. Those freed included prisoners of war from countries including the United States, Britain and Morocco, some of whom were sentenced to death after being captured in Ukraine and accused of being …

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Putin allies appear to be recruiting Russian prisoners to fight in Ukraine

Putin allies appear to be recruiting Russian prisoners to fight in Ukraine

Short of soldiers and facing battlefield setbacks, Russia appears to be turning to convicted criminals to fight in Ukraine. A private military company is recruiting prisoners sent to the front lines to support Russian President Vladimir Putin’s faltering invasion, according to Western military analysts, as well as a new video that appears to show the …

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Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike after release deal

Palestinian prisoners end hunger strike after release deal

Khalil Awawdeh, held without charge or trial, suspended a 172-day hunger strike and is expected to be released in October. Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh ended Wednesday after Israel agreed to release him in October, his lawyer and the PLO Prisoner Affairs Committee said. a hunger strike that lasted more than 170 days. Awawdeh, 40, went …

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