Keep in the cold, undress and starve: how Russia behaves with Ukrainian prisoners


Keep in the cold, undress and starve: how Russia behaves with Ukrainian prisoners

How Russia behaves with Ukrainian prisoners/Soldiers who were captured by Russia/Photo Lyudmila Denisova

Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova stressed that Ukraine strictly complies with the rules for the treatment of prisoners. And Russia constantly violates these rules.

Denisova spoke about the facts of Russians' abuse of Ukrainian prisoners of war. This is a direct violation of the Geneva Convention.

How Russia mocks our defenders and defenders

  • According to the Commissioner, women prisoners of war were shaved. They were undressed in the presence of men and forced to squat.
  • The male prisoners of war were kept in tents in the cold, they returned with frostbitten limbs.
  • Prisoners were not properly fed, they were not given water, they were not given the opportunity get some fresh air.

These are their brutal “laws”, attempts to humiliate our people. This is a violation of the Geneva Convention on the Treatment of Prisoners of War,” Denisova stressed.

The Ombudsman personally checked how captured Russians are being held

Lyudmila Denisova said that she personally checked the conditions in which Ukraine is holding Russian prisoners of war . The Commissioner for Human Rights showed that they are satisfactory.

We checked the conditions of detention of Russian prisoners of war on our territory in all places. Tomorrow will be published a report on the observance of their rights. I have been there and checked it myself. Ukraine adheres to the conventions on the treatment of prisoners of war,” she noted.

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