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The Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine launched an investigation due to the publication of a video that allegedly filmed the killing of captured Russian soldiers by the Ukrainian military.
According to the former Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Gunduz Mammadov, on November 19, the prosecutor’s office transferred the case materials to the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations. What happened, according to Mammadov, was qualified as “treachery committed by the Russian military during the surrender.” The investigation is under part 1 of article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war). The prosecutor’s office of Ukraine has not yet commented on this.
Mikhail Podolyak, an adviser to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine, said that the Ukrainian authorities have the full version of the video of the alleged execution of Russian prisoners of war. According to this entry, according to Podolyak, “some of the Russian servicemen were really going to surrender, and some of them opened fire on the Ukrainians,” quotes his Mirror. Podolyak did not show this entry.
On November 18, Russian and Ukrainian Telegram channels released videos allegedly showing the killing of at least ten Russian military personnel by Ukrainian soldiers. The Ukrainian authorities promised to conduct an investigation, the Russian authorities declaredthat they themselves will look for “those who committed this crime.”
- NYT confirms the authenticity of the video with the alleged execution of Russian prisoners in the Luhansk region In Kyiv, they promised to conduct an investigation, in the Kremlin – to independently find the perpetrators