Moscow parades Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin, with pair calling for Ukraine to agree prisoner swap

Footage showed Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin calling on the British prime minister to help free them in exchange for Ukraine releasing the pro-Kremlin politician Viktor Medvedchuk.

It was unclear how freely the two men were able to talk in the video, which was aired on the Rossiya 24 state TV channel on Monday.

At the same time as Russia broadcast footage of the two British men, Ukraine’s foreign intelligence service released video of Medvedchuk, nicknamed the “dark prince” of Ukrainian politics, asking to be swapped too.

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