They've been stranded on board a cargo ship in Shoreham Harbour for eight months - after the vessel was seized by the UK authorities.
Although the Russian captain and another crewman could leave if they wanted to, they say they fear they won't get the wages they're owed if they do. David Johns has been talking to them about their dilemma.He speaks to Capt Mikhail Polyakov, Rev Roger Stone and Claire Hobart.
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