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US citizen who fought with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine reported dead

www.theguardian.com US citizen who fought with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine reported dead

Russell Bentley, 64, reported killed in Moscow-occupied Donetsk by Russian state media and confirmed by his battalion

US citizen who fought with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine reported dead
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  • On a Telegram channel previously run by him, Bentley’s wife, Lyudmila, said he had been “abducted” by Russian soldiers from a tank battalion, and called on them to let him go.

    The self-declared communist joined pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine to fight Kyiv in 2014. He later also worked for the state-owned Russian news agency Sputnik and was given Russian nationality.

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    • He was probably as much a “communist” as the idiots at Hexbear/Lemmygrad/ml are.

    • The self-declared communist joined pro-Moscow separatists

      Horseshoe theory strikes again!

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