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Human Rights Watch: Russia commits summary executions, torture, grave abuses in Chernihiv, Kyiv Oblasts.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 19, 2022 3:56 AM 1 min read
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A report published on May 18 said Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine committed “apparent war crimes” from late February through March 2022. The human rights group investigated 22 apparent summary executions, nine unlawful killings, six possible enforced disappearances, and seven cases of torture across 17 communities in the regions.

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