First Briton charged with terrorism offenses over Ukraine conflict
Last year the UK resident visited the occupied territories of eastern Ukraine , Daily Mail.
A 41-year-old Briton has been charged with two terrorism offenses including preparing and assisting acts of terrorism.
Benjamin Stimson, from Oldham in northwestern England, was interviewed by the BBC in October 2015 while he was with the Donbass militia in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
He was filmed saying he would be prepared to kill if his life was threatened, and would view it as an act of war.
In a later video posted on YouTube, Stimson denied involvement in military action and said journalists had told him to handle a gun.
He appeared in a London court on Wednesday and was ordered detained until his next hearing on Oct. 7.
Benjamin Stimson is thought to be the first British man charged under terror legislation for alleged involvement in the civil war in the eastern European country.