Russia releases 2 Alabama veterans captured in Ukraine

Summary by Ground News
Two Alabama veterans who have been held captive in Russia since June have now been released, a family member of one of the men confirmed to CBS 42 Wednesday. Back in June, Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh were captured by Russian forces while they were volunteering with a Ukrainian army unit in Kharviv. Drueke, of Tuscaloosa, and Huynh, of Trinity, are believed to have been the first two American prisoners of war since the Russian conflict in Ukraine.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

News Articles

More Filters

Britons held by Russian forces in Ukraine released

Three men captured while fighting with Ukraine's military are among the five released.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article

Russia releases U.S. citizens Alexander Drueke and Andy Huynh in prisoner exchange -family representative

Russia has released U.S. citizens Alexander Drueke, 39, and Andy Huynh, 27, in a prisoner exchange brokered by Saudi Arabia, a family representative told Reuters on Wednesday.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article

American men captured by Russia while fighting for Ukraine released, families say

The men were among 10 prisoners of war Russia agreed to release

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Read Full Article

Five Brits captured by Russian-backed forces in Ukraine are safely returned

Prime Minister Lizz Truss confirmed the release of the five Brits - including Aiden Aslin - after reports of Saudi Arabia's mediation talks with Vladimir Putin

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Read Full Article

Russian separatists release 10, including 2 US veterans

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting Russia with Ukrainian forces were among 10 prisoners, including five British nationals, released by Russian-backed

2 months ago·United States
Read Full Article

Russia releases 2 Americans captured fighting in Ukraine

Alexander Drueke and Andy Huynh, two military veterans from Alabama who were captured while fighting in Ukraine, are now free, their families said.

2 months ago·United States
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

51% of the sources are Center
The Independent
Daily Mirror
Associated Press News
abc News
CBS News
Metro News
BBC News
The Hill
National Post
Russia Today [🇷🇺-affiliated]
Evening Standard
Anadolu Ajansı
OC Register
Khaleej Times
The Star Kuala Lumpur
The Daily Wire
The Epoch Times
GB News
Fox News
L 28%
C 52%
R 20%
See less detail