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One Year Since Death of Ukrainian POWs in Explosion

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An interior view of the damaged barrack in Olenivka prison in Russian-occupied territory of Donetska region where an explosion on July 29 killed 50 and injured 100 Ukrainian POWs, August 10, 2022.
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On July 29, 2022, an explosion in one of the barracks of Olenivka prison in Russia-occupied eastern Ukraine killed about 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war (POWs) and injured 100 more. The Russian Defense Ministry, which was holding the prisoners, is the only source on the casualty figures.

This deadly incident requires an in-depth and impartial investigation. Yet Russian authorities and their proxies have refused to provide access and security guarantees to a United Nations-appointed fact-finding …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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