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Ukraine: Russian Forces Executed Surrendering Ukraine Soldiers

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A Ukrainian soldier stands in front of the graves of Ukrainian soldiers killed in the war at a cemetery in Kharkiv.
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(Kyiv, May 2, 2024) – Russian forces appear to have executed at least 15 Ukrainian soldiers as they attempted to surrender, and possibly six more who were surrendering or who had surrendered, since early December 2023, Human Rights Watch said today. These incidents should be investigated as war crimes.

“Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, its forces have committed many heinous war crimes,” said Belkis Wille, associate crisis and conflict director at Human Rights Watch. “The summary execution – or murder – of surrendering and …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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