Showing posts with label prisoners. Show all posts
Showing posts with label prisoners. Show all posts

Monday, January 9, 2023

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Russian ex-prisoners released after fighting in Ukraine

The first group of Russian prisoners offered an amnesty in return for fighting in Ukraine has been released, the head of a mercenary group that employed them said in a video published on Thursday.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Ukraine detains hundreds of civilians in Kherson for POW swap

The Ukrainian authorities have detained hundreds of local residents in Kherson, planning to use them in an exchange for prisoners of war, the Kherson Region governor’s freelance adviser, Alexander Malkevich, told TASS on Thursday.

Monday, November 21, 2022

NYT Confirms Authenticity Of Videos Showing Russian PoWs Getting Killed By Ukrainians

The New York Times has confirmed that videos circulating online of more than ten Russian Prisoners of War (PoW) getting executed by Ukrainians were filmed in the village of Makiivka at the time of its recapture by the Ukrainian forces.

Sunday, November 20, 2022

UN demands investigation into Russian POW ‘execution’ video

The UN’s human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine has called on Kiev to probe a video that apparently shows the country’s troops executing Russian prisoners of war. Moscow has said that killing captives is a “widespread practice” by Ukraine’s armed forces.

Russia Informs UN Secretary General Of Inhumane Treatment Of Russian PoWs

Russia has sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the issue of inhumane treatment of Ukrainian military of Russian prisoners of war (PoWs) and asked the top official to circulate it as an official document of the UN Security Council and General Assembly, Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy said on Saturday.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Ukrainian Military Deliberately Killed Over 10 Russian Prisoners Of War - Russian Military

The Ukrainian military deliberately killed more than 10 captured Russian servicemen, shooting them in the head at point blank a crime no one can present as a "tragic exception," the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday.

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Shoigu: The blow to the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka was inflicted by Ukraine from the US-made MLRS

The missile strike of the military Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) on the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka of the DPR with prisoners of war was carried out from a US-made multiple launch rocket system (MLRS).

Monday, August 15, 2022

Russia’s Shoigu, UN’s Guterres discuss safe functioning of Zaporizhzhia plant

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has held a phone call with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to discuss conditions for safe functioning of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, according to the ministry.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Russia to bring experts and reporters to site of recent strike on Yelenovka - TASS

Russia will bring international experts and reporters to the site of Ukraine’s recent strike on a pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky said.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Kiev insisted Azov POWs be taken to Yelenovka detention center — Russian Defense Ministry - TASS


Kiev had insisted that prisoners of war be taken to a correctional colony in the Yelenovka settlement, which later became the target of a Ukrainian strike, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Sunday, July 31, 2022

ICRC still waiting [permission from UA] for access to Olenivka prison camp

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says it is still waiting to access prisoners of war (POWs) who were injured in an attack on a prison camp in Olenivka, in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.

Diplomat slams Ukraine’s attempts to blame Russia for attack on detention center as futile - TASS

Ukraine is making futile attempts to blame Moscow for an attack on a pre-trial detention center in the Donetsk People’s Republic, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyansky wrote on Twitter.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Zelensky and US are responsible for the massacre against Ukrainians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the Kyiv regime and the United States of America are personally responsible for the massacre against Ukrainians. This was stated by the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov.

Pentagon: Kyiv "did not want" to strike at the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka


If Ukrainian militants struck at the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka, then they did it "unintentionally." This statement was made on July 29 by a senior Pentagon official.

Ukraine, Zelensky call for Russia to be recognized as state sponsor of terrorism

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday said the deaths of dozens of prisoners in a Russian-held jail [by Ukrainian HIMARS] showed there should be clear legal recognition that Russia was a state sponsor of terrorism.

Red Cross seeks access to site of deadly attack on Ukrainian POWs in Donetsk by HIMARS

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said it is seeking access to the site of a deadly attack on a facility holding Ukrainian prisoners of war and has offered to help evacuate the wounded.

Friday, July 29, 2022

Russia: 40 Ukrainian POWs killed by Ukrainian missile attack on Donetsk prison

Russia’s defence ministry said Ukraine struck a prison in separatist-held territory with US-made HIMARS rockets, killing 40 Ukrainian prisoners of war and leaving 75 wounded, Russian news agencies reported.

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