- Russian state tv Friday confirmed video of the 2 American army veterans, confirming they had been taken captive in Ukraine.
- Andy Huynh, 27, and Alex Drueke, 39, went lacking final week throughout a battle close to Kharkiv.
- Within the video, Drueke, talking into the digicam from what seemed to be an workplace, despatched a message to his mom.
Andy Tai Ngoc Huynh knew he won’t come again. So the 27-year-old former Marine drew up a will, mentioned goodbye to his fiancée and left Hartselle, Alabama, in April to assist Ukrainians repel Russian forces.
That very same month, not far-off in Tuscaloosa, former Military Sgt. Alexander Drueke, a 39-year-old Iraq warfare veteran, had deliberated for a month earlier than deciding to pack his gear for Ukraine.