British POWs Aiden Aslin (right) and Shaun Pinner selfie as they on board a plane to head for home on Wednesday Sept 21, 20222 after being released by Russian forces in a prisoner exchange deal. A total of five British POWs, including Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner - who had been sentenced to death by the Russians - were freed after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman negotiated their release with Vladimir Putin.
Was Saudi aid in prisoner swap part of grand PR blitz?

Riyadh said MBS was behind the Ukraine-Russia exchange for “compassionate reasons” but the lobbying afterward says differently.

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