Inside a prison where Russia tortured Ukrainian POWs
The Olenivka POW camp, located in the Russian-occupied part of Donetsk Oblast, was a notorious Russian-controlled prison where Ukrainian prisoners of war and civilian hostages from Mariupol have been subjected to torture. The Kyiv Independent’s War Crimes Investigations Unit will name those responsible for torturing prisoners in Olenivka.
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Estonia to help Ukraine rebuild Zhytomyr Oblast.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 7, 2022 5:13 AM 1 min read
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Estonia’s Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets announced plans on May 6 to assist in the reconstruction of homes, kindergartens, and major infrastructure projects, Interfax Ukraine reports. Estonia will also reportedly send demining experts to the liberated regions of Ukraine.

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