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South Korean YouTuber mercenary returns from Ukraine after being wounded

A serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region. File photoSEUL, May 27.South Korean YouTuber mercenary and former Navy instructor Lee Geun returned home from Ukraine to rehabilitate after being wounded, he is awaiting a police investigation in his homeland for illegally visiting Ukraine, Yonhap news agency reports. Lee Geun used to be in the Republic of Korea Navy Special Forces Flotilla (UDT/SEAL) , which is engaged in special operations. He and two comrades fled to Ukraine on March 6 as volunteer soldiers. South Korea has banned its citizens from visiting Ukraine since mid-February due to security concerns. Violators face up to a year in prison or a fine of up to 10 million won (approximately $7,961). In this regard, the South Korean Foreign Ministry requested the police to investigate Lee Geun and his accomplices and stated that it would invalidate their passports. According to Yonhap News Agency, the two men who left with Lee Geun returned to South Korea in March. Lee Geun himself left Warsaw and arrived at Incheon International Airport around 7:30 a.m. (01:30 GMT) on Friday. He previously revealed on his YouTube channel that he had recently been injured during the fighting in Ukraine. The man reported that he had torn his cruciate ligaments in his knees, and although the injuries were not serious, he would need surgery and about three months of rehabilitation.Mercenaries in Ukraine are facing a shortage of weapons, media reported. At the same time, footage of Lee Geun's arrival and interview at Incheon Airport shows the YouTuber standing calmly on his feet, showing no signs of illness or discomfort. charge of violating passport laws after his health improved. Lee Geun will be in quarantine for the next week. Lee Geun also said that the Ukrainian side offered him Ukrainian citizenship, land and other preferences, but he refused because he considers himself a citizen of South Korea and does not want anyone to think that with the help of Ukrainian citizenship, he is trying to avoid punishment in his native country. It was previously reported that in addition to criminal prosecution for violating the law on passports, a mercenary YouTuber may also be held accountable for his actions in Ukraine, including possible charges of murder and use of explosives in South Korea implies punishment up to life imprisonment and the death penalty. Who and what did Western military instructors teach in Ukraine Handling modern weapons, mining roads and blowing up cars, carrying out sabotage and terrorist attacks. The scale of the “training program” with which foreign military instructors came to Ukraine is impressive. They trained not only the military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but also the fighters of the nationalist battalions.


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