Another 57 Ukrainian prisoners of war with a residence permit in the Donetsk region were forced to vote in the so-called “referendum”.
Russian war criminals planned to create a “Cossack battalion” under the terrorists of the “DPR” from Ukrainian prisoners of war held in the Yelenovskaya colony.
This is reported by the Russian propaganda resource TASS.
This was preceded by news about the alleged appeal of 11 men and 23 women servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the militants with a request to obtain “passports” of the “DPR” terrorist group.
Another 57 Ukrainian prisoners of war with a residence permit in the Donetsk region were forced to vote in the so-called “referendum” for the annexation of the region to the Russian Federation.
“Ukrainian prisoners of war, who are being held in the colony in Yelenovka, turned to the” people’s council of the “DPR” with a request to join the Cossack battalion named after Bogdan Khmelnitsky, which is being formed,” propagandists from TASS write.
Russian war crimes against Ukraine
On September 23, UN experts reported to the international community about a number of war crimes committed by Russia against Ukrainian citizens.
Specialists visited the de-occupied territories and established the facts of torture, execution and rape of Ukrainians aged from 4 to 82 years.
We are also talking about numerous mass graves, the arrangement by Russians of torture, filtration camps, etc.
Separately, in July, it became known about the mass execution by the Russians of Ukrainian prisoners of war in the Yelenovskaya colony. The Russian side has not yet transmitted data on the dead.
According to Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin, Ukraine has already documented 34,000 war crimes of the occupiers.
Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky called for the creation of a special international tribunal to investigate the crimes committed by the Russian army.