British student evacuated from Afghanistan travel plans for Ukraine trip – World News


Miles Routledge, a Birmingham resident, was stuck in Kabul in August after searching for ‘the most deadly cities to visit’. Now the daredevil wants to travel into Ukraine to see Russian troops massing at the border

Brit student says he was forced to leave Kabul because he was on holiday when the Taliban took control of the country. Now, he wants to travel to Ukraine.

Loughborough University student says he enjoys exploring the countryside. “worst places in the world”Including a Chernobyl trip two years ago.

Miles Routledge (22) from Birmingham said that he was stuck after booking a vacation by Googling “the most dangerous cities to see”.

He claimed that he was approached by insurgents at the airport and asked where he was from.

He said that he had told them he was from Wales, rather than claiming he was British. They let him go.

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In an interview Mail OnlineThe thrill-seeker claims he would like to visit Ukraine at the same time tensions between Russia and the USA rise.

He stated that he would like to travel to Kharkiv and Donetsk, which are places the Foreign Office advised against.

He stated that: “I’ve been to Ukraine before so I’m hoping to see something new.

“I want to witness the war. I want to hear the opinions of both sides and I hope to see the crucial point of conflict, if any.”

He also addressed people who disapproved of him travelling to places considered to be dangerous.

He added: “They would be proud to hear that I wish them well, but they were not my audience. For every hateful comment I received about them, it was actually my friends and me eating popcorn and laughing at their comments.

“I’ll continue to travel regardless of their opinions, I’ll even go back to Afghanistan and there’s nothing they can do about it.”

This comes at a time when the threat of Russia invading Ukraine is described as “extremely high”By the Ukrainian ambassador in the UK.

As war fears continue to rise, more than 100,000 Russian troops are stationed at various points along the border with Ukraine.

Vadym Prystaiko stated that he believes President Vladimir Putin has the ability to install a pro–Moscow leader within the country. “gradually building up”His forces.

LBC heard from him: “We believe that the risk is extremely high.”

Prystaiko claimed that Russia’s 100,000 troops are currently being held. “not enough”However, the threat remains. “adding up”With the use of helicopters and S-400 systems throughout the country.

Dominic Raab, the Deputy Prime Minister, warned Russia to be careful. “serious economic consequences”They can invade and install a “puppet regime”Ukraine