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Ukraine: Three Men’s Bodies Found in Forest

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Russian-affiliated forces detained and tortured men in a cellar behind these houses that they occupied during March and April in Kapytolivka village, Kharkiv region. September 28, 2022.
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(Kyiv, October 4, 2022) – Russian-affiliated forces unlawfully detained and apparently killed at least three civilian men, then dumped their bodies in a forest, during Russia’s partial occupation of Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, Human Rights Watch said today. This is one among many cases involving alleged war crimes that Human Rights Watch is investigating in the region.

The men, Ivan Shebelnik, 52; Oleksii Taran, 76; and Yurii Kavun, about 59, were detained in late March 2022 and held in a …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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