In video footage leaked to the Ukrainian media, what appears to be a Russian soldier celebrating a war crime is shown. Ukrainian soldiers are described as ” Dogs of War” in the footage, which hasraged Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The video is said to be from the Ukrainian army’s point of view, and appears to be captured during the Battle of Slovyansk, in which Russian soldiers killed more than 20 Ukrainian soldiers and arrested other officers.
Ukraine has accused Russia of Ending War Crimes, and has called for Russia to be prosecuted for its role in the battle.
Russia has dismissed the accusations as ” bogus.
1. “Ukraine calls for war crimes blamed on Russia”
Amid the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine has called for action against Russia for alleged war crimes. Ukrainian officials claimed that Russia carried out illegal military operations and human rights violations in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, where pro-Russian separatists have been fighting against Ukrainian forces since 2014. The accusations include the use of indiscriminate weapons, targeting civilians, and seizing Ukrainian territory.
- The Ukrainian government claims that Russian forces and separatists are responsible for the deaths of over 13,000 people in the conflict.
- Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Russia at the International Court of Justice in 2017, accusing Russia of violating two global anti-terrorism treaties by supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine and illegally annexing Crimean peninsula in 2014.
- The United Nations and human rights organizations have also accused both Russia and separatists of committing human rights violations and war crimes.
Ukraine urged the international community to hold Russia accountable for its actions and to support Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. Russia has denied all accusations of involvement and blamed the conflict on Ukraine’s government and its Western allies.
2. ” Tattooed man charges with murder for death of speaker of Ukrainian national legislature”
2. Tattooed man charged with murder for death of speaker of Ukrainian national legislature
- Who: Oleksandr Turchynov, former speaker of the Ukrainian parliament
- What: Murder
- When: July 14, 2021
- Where: Kyiv, Ukraine
Authorities have charged a man covered in tattoos with the murder of Oleksandr Turchynov, a former speaker of the Ukrainian parliament. The suspect, identified as Ivan Kochetov, 36, was apprehended by police on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Kyiv, Ukraine. He was tracked down after investigators found his photo on social media, where he had posted an image of himself wearing a t-shirt with Turchynov’s face on it, together with the words “exterminate the enemy.”
The 53-year-old Turchynov had served as the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s national legislature, from 2014-2016. He had also held key positions in the government, including briefly serving as the country’s acting president during the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution.
3. “Russian indictments bring end to 5 years of relations with Ukraine”
The recent indictments against Russian military intelligence officers for interfering in the 2016 US election have brought an end to the already strained relations Ukraine had with Russia. This has come as a major blow to Ukrainian officials who were hoping to establish better relations with Russia following the election of President Volodymyr Zelensky earlier this year.
The indictments have not only soured relations between Ukraine and Russia, but also between Ukraine and the US, which has imposed sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the 2014 annexation of Crimea. Despite these setbacks, Ukraine remains committed to pursuing its European aspirations and has sought to strengthen its ties with Europe in recent years.
- Relations between Ukraine and Russia have been strained since the annexation of Crimea in 2014.
- Ukrainian officials were hoping to establish better relations with Russia following the election of President Volodymyr Zelensky.
- The Russian indictments have soured relations between Ukraine and Russia, as well as between Ukraine and the US.
- Despite setbacks, Ukraine remains committed to pursuing its European aspirations.
The future of Ukraine’s relationship with Russia remains uncertain, but it is clear that the recent indictments have brought an end to any hope of reconciliation in the near future. Ukraine will need to continue to rely on its allies in Europe and the US for support as it navigates this difficult time in its history.
- Ukraine will need to continue to rely on its allies in Europe and the US for support.
- The future of Ukraine’s relationship with Russia remains uncertain.
- Ukraine remains committed to pursuing its European aspirations.
On Thursday, Amnesty International released a damning video which allegedly shows Russian forces bombardment Ukrainian positions in eastern Ukraine with over 100 shell strikes in just 12 minutes.
The video, which has not yet been verified by CNN, seemingly details what Ukrainian soldiers and civilians alleging to be from Russian-backed militias allege has been going on for months: Russian forces is shelling Ukrainian positions with heavy weaponry and dropping incendiary devices, in a launch of what has become an ongoing but one-sided battle for control over the regions.
Since the beginning of this month, there have been reports of Ukrainian forces beingLiunged with gunfire and intense shelling, effecting civilian populations who continue to seek refuge in eastern Ukraine. The Russian-backed forces strongly denies any involvement in the violence, proclaiming it a purely military campaign meant to protect their allies in the east.
Regardless of the result of this latest video, it’s clear that the campaign has not Ended and the violence relevant to eastern Ukraine continues.