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May 23, 2022 1:04 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

A Ukrainian court sentenced Vadim Shishimarin on May 23. Shishimarin, the first Russian soldier standing trial in Ukraine for war crimes, had given a detailed account of how he shot the 62-year-old man in Ukraine’s Sumy Oblast during Russian troops’ retreat from there.

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