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externalOmbudsman: Released Ukrainian POWs say Russian troops tortured them.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 28, 2022 6:33 pm

According to Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova, Ukrainian service members recently released from Russian captivity say they were kept in basements and outbuildings and then were transferred to a pre-trial detention center in Russian-occupied Donetsk. “During the transfer, Ukrainian soldiers were blindfolded, wearing a sack over their heads, and their hands were tied with ropes. They were tortured, threatened with murder, beaten and humiliated in captivity,” Denisova said.

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