562 Russian prisoners of war arrested in Ukraine

Kyiv (Ukrainian): Amidst Russia’s ongoing military operations in Ukraine, Kyiv officially currently holds 562 Russian prisoners of war.

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk said on March 19 that the country was treating her “in accordance with international humanitarian law”, the Kyiv Independent reported.

The Russian military began military operations in Ukraine on 24 February, three days after Moscow recognized separate regions of Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk, as independent republics, followed by “demilitarization” and “denying” Ukraine. Announced for a “special military operation”.

First published:March 19, 2022, 11:05 pm

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