Russia questions UN’s biased wordings in assessing taking pictures of Russian POWs by Ukraine

Russia on Wednesday questioned the United Nations for its biased and opaque wordings and never correctly assessing the footage during which the Ukrainian navy shot useless 10 Russian troopers who surrendered and lay on the bottom unarmed in chilly blood. UN spokesman Farhan Haq in what Russia described as “frequent wordings” stated that all reported human rights violations by all sides within the ongoing battle should be “totally investigated” and that there ought to be accountability. UN shunned deriding Ukraine for the alleged battle crime, the footage of which has been broadly shared on social media. 

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Russia’s Overseas Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova stated on Telegram that the UN official was “hiding behind frequent phrases” and never holding the Ukrainian navy accountable for atrocities in opposition to the Russian Prisoners of Battle (POWs). She was referring to the investigation of the incident that occurred in Makiivka, an oblast within the frontline of Luhansk the place Ukrainian troopers shot useless uniformed Russian troopers regardless of that their arms lay far-off, and so they had surrendered. The ten Russian service members had been on the bottom with their palms behind their heads after they had been shot at point-blank vary. Ukraine, in its response, stated that the Russian troopers “faked” the give up with out offering additional proof or element. 

Russia’s Overseas Ministry spokesperson Zakharova accused Ukraine’s navy of “flagrantly violating” worldwide humanitarian legal guidelines, particularly the 1949 Geneva Conference relative to the Therapy of Prisoners of Battle and worldwide human rights legal guidelines, together with the 1966 Worldwide Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the 1984 Conference in opposition to Torture and Different Merciless, Inhuman or Degrading Therapy or Punishment. She additional confused that whereas Ukraine topics captured Russian troopers to merciless and inhuman remedy, Moscow has handled Ukrainian troopers who surrendered in accordance with the 1949 Geneva Conference relative to the Therapy of Prisoners of Battle (POWs). Russia slammed the “deliberate and methodical homicide” of its unarmed troopers. 

“We demand that worldwide organisations condemn and totally examine this surprising crime. No atrocity dedicated by Ukrainian navy items will stay unpunished,” Russia’s Overseas Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova stated in an official assertion. 

‘They shoot tied-up troopers in legs, disrespect our bodies of the useless troopers:’ Russian MFA

Russia’s overseas ministry additional underscored that the clip reveals the “militants” of the Armed Forces of Ukraine who routinely homicide, torture, humiliate and commit atrocities and don’t display the armed forces’ ethics. “They shoot tied-up troopers within the legs, disrespect the our bodies of the useless troopers, and shoot unarmed troopers and civilians,” Russian MFA claimed. “They’ve even shared footage of tanks crushing individuals alive,” it stated, accusing the Ukrainians. 

Russia then slammed the UN’s biased tone, saying that collective “West” that militarily helps Kyiv “paid no consideration” to this battle crime involving the Russian troopers. “Such approval by the US and European curators makes them accomplices to the crimes dedicated by the Ukrainian neo-Nazis whom they foster,” asserted the Russian overseas ministry.

Russia’s ambassador Gennady Gatilo in the meantime pledged to convey the battle crime dedicated by what he described “Kyiv regime’s henchmen” earlier than the worldwide neighborhood. “The Russian Mission to the UN in Geneva will demand a public condemnation *of this horrific crime from the Workplace of the UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights,” he stated in a press release, individually. In a extra fierce response, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov advised reporters that Russia “for sure, will itself search for many who dedicated this crime. They have to be discovered and punished.”

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