At a briefing in Kiev, which was held on 24 February 2016, an expert on human rights Amnesty International in Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus Krasimir Yankov (Bulgaria), introducing the annual report on human rights in the world in 2015-2016, accused the Russian-terrorist troops in the torture Ukrainian POWs, reports
He spoke about Ukrainian prisoners, which was shot at close range by the militants, in particular he named the names of the Ukrainian military Andriy Kolesnik, albert Sarukhanyan and Sergey Slesarenko.
The Yankees also recalled the murder by terrorists of one of the defenders of the Donetsk airport Igor Branovitch. During interrogation, Branovitch was beaten until he lost consciousness, and then action «Motorola» shot him in the head. Then Motorola also admitted that killed 15 Ukrainian military.
According to Yankova, the Ukrainian side also alleged «use of torture».
In particular, the former prisoner told ANCOVA that he had spent weeks in an overcrowded cell in the basement near the village of Velykomykhailivka, which was the basis of the «Right sector». According to him, to release this man in 2015 and a minimum of 12 men and one woman who were held in one chamber, and every day they were beaten and subjected to other mistreatment.
As previously reported, international the mission of Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and even the OSCE special monitoring mission often become the victims of Russian state propaganda, replicating the fake message supposedly committed by the Ukrainian side for «war crimes» during the war in the Donbass.
In autumn 2014 the Ukrainian non-governmental monitoring group «Information resistance» declared the termination of cooperation with OSCE. Representatives of the MSF was also accused of cooperating with the Russian military, for example, provide them with information on the exact location of the Ukrainian military positions, then those targeted civilian. OSCE denies such accusations.
In April 2015, in an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that «the OSCE should monitor both sides, as it cannot afford it».
At the same time, when the notified the civilian population of Donetsk and Lugansk regions information about illegal actions of servicemen of the armed forces or national guard are confirmed during pre-trial prosecutorial review are relevant criminal cases and such incidents are studied by the judiciary.
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