A video shows Ukrainian soldiers killing captured Russian soldiers on the outskirts of the Observatory
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A video Many Ukrainian soldiers released earlier this week commemorated the deaths of Russian soldiers and, on at least one occasion, To shoot one of the players already captured, at point-blank range. This video was originally posted on Russian-linked Telegram accounts and its authenticity, however, US newspaper The New York Times has confirmed.
According to The New York Times, the video was shot in the town of Dimitrovka, on the outskirts of kyiv, ten kilometers south of Pucha – a town recently retaken by Ukrainian forces. The bodies of hundreds of civilians were found strewn in the streets and mass graves with signs of torture.
The video was shot on a road you can watch Many bloody corpses on the groundThey appear to be Russian soldiers, and many Ukrainian soldiers are surrounded by bodies, with expressions of celebration.
The most shocking moment in the video occurs in the opening seconds, when a Russian soldier is on the ground, visually injured, but can be seen breathing and moving. At that time, according to a translation published by the New York Times, a male voice was heard:He is still alive. Take a picture of these thieves. Look, he’s still alive. You gasp.“Then one of the Ukrainian soldiers shot the man lying on the ground twice. The Russian kept moving and the Ukrainians fired a third shot and killed him.
The video shows military vehicles and various equipment destroyed near the location of the bodies. At that time, according to the American newspaper, Ukrainian troops say A column of Russian soldiers hides as they retreat from towns around kyiv.
Last week, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense had confirmed A “Precise work“Ukrainian forces are destroying a Russian military column on the outskirts of kyiv,” Ukrainian news agency Union said last week. Shared parts of the same video The New York Times describes it as an example of the intervention of the “Georgian Legion”, a crippled group of Georgian volunteers fighting alongside Ukrainian soldiers.
The Ukrainian government has yet to comment on the video. However, in late March Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky promised a detailed investigation would be carried out A video of Ukrainian soldiers with their hands bound and blindfolded and shot in the knees by captured Russian soldiers has surfaced on the social networks following the actions of Ukrainian troops. “We are a European army and we don’t make fun of our prisoners“At the time, Oleksiy Arestovich promised that Zelensky’s advisory responsibilities would be investigated.