British precedent. With Stimson behind bars, is Graham Phillips next?

To Inform is to Influence

British nationals Graham Phillips and Benjamin Stimson in Donbas

London is reviewing its position on Brits fighting in Donbas. The first indication of such changes is the news that British national Benjamin Stimson was sentenced to more than five years in prison. In the meantime, his friend Graham Phillips is still at large. But if you factor in all the facts, he has every chance to follow his compatriot’s way.

 Sergey Ilchenko , Moldovan and Ukrainian political expert and journalist

A court in Manchester sentenced a British citizen, 41-year-old Oldham resident Benjamin Stimson to five years and four months in prison, having found him guilty of terrorist activities, namely for taking part in illegal paramilitary groups of Ukraine’s self-proclaimed separatist Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics.

Moreover, a few days ago, the UK Foreign Office updated its official website with a travel advice saying “if you travel to eastern Ukraine to fight, or to assist…

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