Wednesday , August 10 2022

Exclusive: Russia Comments For First Time On American Vets Captured In Ukraine

Russian President Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells NBC News’ Keir Simmons that Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh – two American veterans captured in Ukraine – are “soldiers of fortune” who were “involved in illegal activities on the territory of Ukraine.” He calls for them to be “held responsible.” Pressed about detained WNBA star Brittney Griner, Peskov says he “strongly disagrees” that she is a hostage.

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  2. Sure, this is total BS, like – hey, let's forget what Russia is doing, illegally trying to annex a part of Ukraine, invading, destroying , bombing schools, hospitals, kindergartens, raping, torturing, executing, slaughtering 10's of 1000's of Ukrainian civilians….. and BTW, Russia has people fighting in their armed forces who are not Russian… media needs to focus on something better than this drivel. This "man" commenting and all of the rest of them are all heartless sociopaths.

  3. Republics of the whole free world. Message for democracy.

    You saw the joy of the Ukrainian people when the political leaders announced the start of Ukraine's entry into the European Union.

    The joy and victory of democracy is to equip the Ukrainian army with modern fighter jets, modern tanks, modern missiles, modern bombs, modern automatic weapons.

    THE REPUBLIC IS SHOUTING weapons in the Ukrainian dynamic attack as in the battle of Kursk 1943.

    — 1500 tanks abrams

    — 300 F-16.

    — 50 F-15 bombers planes .

    — 20 F-18 multifighters

    — 20 Eurofighters

    — 2000 M-113.

    —- 5000 Humve vehicles,

    — 1000,000 high-precision automatic weapons.

    — 2000 cargo drones 60 kg load.

    — 200,000 pieces of camouflage sniper uniforms.

    The West to guarantee the security of the borders of European Ukraine.

  4. The US is preoccupied with two solders while 1000 mothers are weeping in Ukraine. Who care about thesr two Americans. Firing squad for them. That's it.

  5. Lock them up for good. Let this be a lesson, mind your own business and stay off intentional territory.

  6. One Russian nuclear power plant being attack and destroy by a Ukraine or a Luthuania solider while it is just symbloic it will be a blow to Putin. There are 38 possible targets in Russia anyone damage and a radioactive cloud release and every Russian will know about it. Not good for the Russian army if theior families are in danger of being engulf in a cloud of dangerous dust.

  7. @0:24 illegal activities on territory of Ukraine? and how about you?

  8. These men according to the Geneva Convention are not mercenaries and must be treated as POWs. Anything less is a war crime.

    Is Russia trying to get the UN and NATO involved?

  9. Offfffff there hands and head!!!!

  10. ✊🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦✊

  11. At 1:47, the reporter looked dumbfounded when the plain truth was explained to him of Britney NOT being a hostage. 😂

    She broke the law. A prisoner being held as a hostage has NOTHING to do with a person being prosecuted for a lawful crime. Some westernized goofball is screwing this situation up big time…and Britney is gonna pay for someone’s mishandling her situation.

    We can’t insult another country’s lawmaking intelligence, by imposing our inappropriate titles on it 🙄

  12. Time to get tough with Russia – no ifs, no buts!

  13. People saying bravo Russia as if Russia hasn’t bombed childrens hospitals and butchered civilians. Pathetic. Nothing against wonderful people of Russia who have hearts but the soldiers willing to do this invasion and the war crimes they are commanded to do and Putin deserve public execution. Hate me idc go Ukraine and go USA. Hate us all you want but Russia will never invade the USA and if things went nuclear then newsflash nobody wins in nuclear war. Everyone loses.

  14. You ask,and you get when stick your nose into others business.These dummies should face same music as the russians that are/ have been caught and vanished.Right.

  15. If you wish to play with arms and be a soldier of fortune and are captured by those who you are lobbying explosives at expect no sympathy

    As for WNBA star Brittney Griner she was detained at the Airport on entry to Russia after a sniffer dog had led authorities to search her carry-on luggage and that Airport Security officers had found vape cartridges containing hashish oil.

    Russian authorities have confirmed her detention and confirmed she was stopped at the airport last February.

    Brittney Griner could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted on drug charges.

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in April that American officials are "doing everything we can" to help her.

  16. You don't try to take the Russian for a ride. 😂

  17. Listen up Russia 🇷🇺. The world will Unite to cripple & eliminate the Russian empire for eternity.

  18. Russia laws do not apply in a foreign country…

  19. Russia's laws do not apply in Ukraine

  20. There's 200*+ american Merceneries dead! Source? Go google yourself dont be lazy.

  21. "Never trust the West" is a brilliant statement!

  22. This reporter sounded like he was giving order to Russia.

  23. Regarding Brittany he is absolutely right. She broke the law she has to face the consequences.

  24. that russian speaks perfect english also looks cool as f–k 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

  25. Peskov laying it pretty straight forward.

  26. Ukraine needs to start executing 10 Russians for every one of their forces executed.

  27. Hearing these Kreml officials talk is like an absurd farce.
    These US citizens is a risk to our soldiers who are right now slaughtering the people in a peaceful country we just invaded and try to level to the ground.

  28. Yah can keep them they were told NOT to go over to Ukraine. 😆

  29. That is indeed correct, those US and other national fighters do not fall under the Geneva convention and can be seen as terrorists . Its not that I agree with that, but that is what it is… They should have known that before leaving to fight..

  30. Many mercs have been posting on Telegram and it is very clear they came for the sport to hunt other humans or for professional pay. They are not innocent and deserve what is coming. There are some who have gone to fight because they where misguided or lead by emotion and now regret their decision. But they are still guilty as they are Mercenaries. The media and individuals in authority that promoted the conflict and actually encouraged people to go fight should also be held responsible…

  31. apsche helicopters for ukraine!!!

  32. this glib and arrogant speaker for Putin should be called what he is, a partner in the mass murder of thousands of innocent ukrainans…His boss, Putin, will go down as the the most infamous mass murderer in history once the starvation of millions of Africans begins due to embargoed wheat exports not leaving the Ukraine..
    Peskov is married to a women with dual citizenship, russia and the usa, his stolen wealth from the people of russia has been put into her name..while they travel freely around the world enjoying the life of his fellow russian gangster billionaires…She should be immediately be deported and her usa citizenship revoked and any usa assets attached..He should be arrested and tried as a war criminal if he ever leaves Russia..
    Its time to play hardball with these people…or they'll just continue laugh at us…while they cause such suffering in this world

  33. Our United Kingdom and the United States of America never believed putin for one minute, the Russian government is the biggest lieder 🇬🇧🍵🇺🇲🖕✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  34. Cant believe how stupid the questions are……u can see a mile away that this Pestkof will have an answer….confront the guy about the legality of Russian troops in Ukraine or something FFS…