Roman Abramovich met British POWs who faced the threat of a Russian firing squad in Ukraine on a luxury private jet from Russia to Saudi Arabia and gave them iPhones so they could call their families, it’s been reported yesterday evening.
The five British hostages who faced the threat of a Russian firing squad in Ukraine made an emotional return to Britain and were said to have eaten steak, canapes and tiramisu with the former Chelsea manager, 55, after Putin’s troops tortured them for six months’.
After months of imprisonment, torture and fear of execution, Aiden Aslin, Shaun Pinner, Dylan Healy, Andrew Hill and John Harding were finally reunited with their loved ones.
Mr Harding, who appeared exhausted but elated as they arrived in the UK, told the Sun: ‘[Abramovich] was a sound bloke, a really lovely guy. He’s a legend — we absolutely love him and I’m so grateful for his efforts.’
The father-of-two also claimed the Russian oligarch tried to make the former captives…