A new image posted by Ukrainian authorities appears to show the skull of a Ukrainian soldier impaled with a stick.
The news came after the recent bombing of a prison in Olenivka, Donetsk region, which killed 53 prisoners.
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A new image posted by a Ukrainian official appears to show the skull of a Ukrainian prisoner of war placed on a pole outside a building in the eastern Ukraine town of Popasna, which was captured by Russian forces in May.
Serhiy Haidai, governor of Ukraine’s Luhansk region, shared a disturbing photo on his Telegram channel. Insiders were unable to independently verify the images.
Geolocation tools show it’s real. the guardian saidand the gruesome photo was taken in late July, not far from the center of Popasna.
Near the head is the remains of a decapitated body, without hands and wearing a uniform. According to The Guardian, the video shows his hands resting on metal spikes on the fence on either side of his head.
“Russians have nothing human. We are at war with non-humans,” Haidai said below the image.
Popsana is located in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, where Russia has fought hard to gain territory after the humiliation of Russian forces after a fiasco in the first months of the invasion. Ukrainian forces withdrew from the town in his early May. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov claimed that his army had taken control of the town. by Guardian.
New atrocity allegations follow shelling of Olenivka prison camp Ukrainian prisoners of war. Russia and Ukraine to blame each other.
Photos of the shelling show burned corpses and skeletal remains.
According to recently released prisoners from the Olenivka detention center outside Donetsk, Ukrainian prisoners of war have been tortured and killed.
“We heard them cry” Anna Volosheva told The Guardian. “They played loud music to cover up their screams. Torture was constant.”
Immediately after the bombing, A video showing a Russian soldier castrating a Ukrainian prisoner has gone viral on social media.
A Ukrainian parliamentarian told Insider: “I wish I could have turned back time and not watched this video. But I knew this was happening in the occupied territories. Russian forces raped Ukrainians, both civilians and prisoners of war, They cut off their limbs and kill them.”
In response to the footage, Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Director Marie Struthers said: Said“This horrific attack is a clear example of the Russian military’s complete disregard for human life and dignity in Ukraine.”
Meanwhile, head of Amnesty International’s Ukraine unit resigned after human rights group Condemning Kyiv for endangering civilians and violating international law with its wartime tactics, According to reports.
The group said the Ukrainian army had set up military outposts in schools, hospitals and civilian areas in violation of international human rights law.
Oksana Pokarchuk, head of Amnesty International Ukraine, said in a Facebook post late Friday that the report had “become a tool for Russian propaganda”. Per Politico.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskycondemned the report He called for “pardoning terrorist states and shifting responsibility from aggressors to victims.”
Amnesty International “fully supports our research,” Amnesty International’s secretary-general Agnes Calamar told AFP news agency.
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