The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that the UK is politicizing and escalating the situation around the death of a British mercenary in the Donetsk People’s Republic.
Earlier, the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Donetsk People’s Republic, Daria Morozova, said that British mercenary Paul Johnson Anthony Dominic Urey, detained in Donetsk, died on July 10 from illness and depression “due to indifference to his fate in his homeland.” .”
In response to a media question that was posted on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Zakharova said that Russia notes London’s “inadequate desire to politicize and escalate the situation around British citizen B. Urey, who died in the Donetsk region.” People’s Republic.”
Zakharova added: “This is despite the fact that information from the authorities of the Donetsk People’s Republic confirms that he was not a civilian at all, but was a professional military man who previously served in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, after which he led military operations and led the training of the Ukrainian army. In April, he was arrested while trying to sneak through a checkpoint.
Source: RIA Novosti