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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More people coming back than leaving Ukraine for 27 days in a row.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk June 6, 2022 3:06 PM 1 min read
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The total number of people who returned to Ukraine reached about 184,000 people for this period, according to the State Border Guard Service. Almost 31,000 people left Ukraine while almost 40,000 came back to the country on June 5. According to UNHCR, as of June 1, almost 7 million people fled the invasion Russia started on Feb. 24.

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