Russell “Texas” Bentley is a soldier and war correspondent in Donetsk (eastern Ukraine).
He has been in Donbass since December 2014, as a soldier in the Novorussian Army, serving with the Essence Of Time combat unit in Vostok, as well as with the XAH Battalions.
Russell is also an accredited war correspondent, providing news and counter-propaganda about the situation in Ukraine and the Ukrainian government’s war against Donbass. He is trying to expose the US-backed regime in Kiev. Russell is also the vice president of Donbass Humanitarian Aid, a fund which has helped hundreds of innocent victims of the war since 2015.
He joined me for a conversation about his story and how he arrived where he is, as well as what’s going on in Ukraine.
Russell joined me for a followup conversation on my TNT show, in which he covered