Ukrainian Villager’s Hospital Trip Becomes Russian Jail Nightmare

"There were three militants there who started asking me about the war. I said, 'I don't know anything about the war,'" Litvinov recalled.

"I said that I don't do politics, I don't need it. They offered me a drink, said 'Let's drink'."

Litvinov agreed to drink with the separatist fighters, but they decided that the cowherd seemed suspicious, and reported him.