One of the five Britons released in a prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine yesterday said he had had a “painful experience” when he returned to his home and family.
Speaking on the doorstep for the first time since his release, Eden Aslin, 28, thanked Ukrainian President Zelensky for helping secure his release and for the Saudi government that brokered the exchange.
“I’ve had a traumatic experience and I just want to get into my house,” Aslin said at the property in Newark, Nottinghamshire. He was accompanied by his brother Nathan and his fiancée Diana.Read:Trump news – latest: Jan 6 public hearings to resume this month as ex-Trump lawyer thinks indictment likely
His mother, Angela Wood, said: “We are all very comfortable having Aiden in the house.” She added that she did not sleep all night, and AslinRead:Pictured: The incredible ‘mirror’ beach in Japan that has become an Instagram sensation