May 22, 2022

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Invasion of Ukraine: The United States warned that Russia would focus its attack on eastern and southern Ukrainian territory

Invasion of Ukraine: The United States warned that Russia would focus its attack on eastern and southern Ukrainian territory

The Ukrainian president immediately denounced the war crimes committed by the Russians

Ukraine, which this weekend regained control of the entire Kyiv region at the hands of Putin’s army, has discovered Russian barbarism: a “deliberate massacre” in the town of Bucha, 30 kilometers northwest of the capital, and hundreds of corpses of civilians killed in other regions were found. cities.

Newspaper The New York Times Published satellite images contradict the Russian version of the Bucha massacrea Ukrainian city he appeared in this week Dozens of corpses of civilians, some of them handcuffed or in mass graves.

Russia denied that its soldiers had executed civilians before their withdrawal in Bucha, and today its ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzia, He confirmed that his soldiers had left that city and only days later the bodies appeared in the streets. “It was a montage,” he said at a press conference.

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky Visit Buchathe small town about 50 kilometers from Kyiv It was recently retaken by Ukrainian forces and where the Russian army is accused of committing “slaughteragainst the civilian population.

Tuesday April 5 (Ukraine time, GMT +3)

1.00: President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky said in his late-night video address that he will address the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday. He also stated that kyiv He is interested in a more open and transparent investigation into the killing of civilians in Ukraine.

. added In Bucha, at least 300 civilians were killedhopes that the number of victims in Borodinka and other cities will be greater: “I would like to assure that we are interested in conducting a more complete and transparent investigation, the results of which will be known and explained to the entire international community.”

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00.15: Amnesty International on Monday called for an investigation into all alleged war crimes committed by Russia during its invasion of Ukraine, including the alleged Bucha massacre near Kyiv.

“Reports from Bucha show a broader pattern of war crimes, including extrajudicial executions and torture, in other occupied areas of Ukraine.”Agnes Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International, said in a statement. Calamard crossed His skepticism that “the violence suffered by the civilians of Bucha at the hands of Russian soldiers is not unique”.

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