Syrians were celebrating on Saturday night as a Russian pilot involved in bombing raids on their country was reportedly shot down over Ukraine and captured by local forces.
The co-pilot was killed, but a pilot who gave his name as Krasnoyartsev ejected himself and was later found bloodied and bruised by Ukrainian troops.
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During an interrogation, which was posted on social media, the Ukrainians asked him: “You knew you were bombing a peaceful city, right?”
Having given his name and saying that he belonged to the 8,689th unit, Mr Krasnoyartsev said: “We’re not being told anything.”
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