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externalSBU: Russia's FSB officers tortured residents of newly liberated Kupiansk, Kharkiv Oblast.

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September 17, 2022 5:42 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Based in then-occupied Kupiansk, they had tortured local residents, threatening to send them to a minefield and kill their families, Ukraine's Security Service reported on Sept. 17. One of the victims said, "For 40 minutes, they had been using a stun gun on me, then they shot at me with either an airgun or a gas gun, I don't know – I was in a bag." As Ukraine recaptured settlements in Kharkiv Oblast, law enforcement started uncovering potential crimes the Russian forces committed during the occupation.

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