However, Denis Pushilin, head of unrecognized in the world DPR played down this perspective in comments reported by Russian media last a week.
“The first of everything, I must be guided by the court decision It was made,” he said.
“Through nature of those articles, those offenses that they committed, I do not see the grounds and prerequisites for me to forgive them.
“They came to Ukraine to kill civilians for money. That’s why I don’t see any conditions for any softening or modification of sentence.”
He added the court “delivered a completely just punishment” to three fighters.
The British were legal combatants serving with armed forces of Ukraine and has every right protection for prisoners of war under the Geneva Convention, as previously insisted on by British ministers.
Liz Truss, foreign secretary, said she discussed the case with her Ukrainian counterpart Dmitry Kulebo earlier this month.
Mr Aslin, 28 former Newark care worker and Mr. Pinner, 48 former british soldier with Royal English Regiment. They both moved to Ukraine. in 2018 and signed military contracts with Ukrainian army.
family of Brahim Saadoun said he had signed up as a contractor in Ukrainian army in 2021.