UK volunteers in Ukraine 'used as cannon fodder' says 18-year-old fighter

An exclusive Channel 4 News investigation has revealed British volunteers fighting in Ukraine have experienced a shambolic lack of organisation, training, and equipment. Channel 4 News Investigations Editor, Cathy Newman, spoke exclusively to Ben Atkin from Scotland. Aged just 18, he is the youngest known Briton who has travelled to fight in Ukraine.He revealed: "You can't trust these people to look after you whilst you're in this area. It's disorganised mayhem, you're ill-equipped, you're going out, you're very poorly armed. As long as you understand reality, that you will be used as cannon fodder, then if you're at peace with that, and you think that you can help, I'm not going to stop anybody".

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