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relatives of prisoners of war demand the resignation of the head of the Red Cross – UNIAN

Ukraine has not received a single signal from the UN on the terrorist attack in Yelenovka, Ombudsman Lubinets said earlier.

The Russians executed Ukrainian prisoners of war in the Yelenovskaya colony / photo of the social network

Ukrainian relatives prisoners of war will demand the resignation of the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

About this in broadcast Radio Liberty said a member of the Association of Families of Azovstal Defenders, the sister of the Chief of Staff of the Azov Regiment, Sandra Krotevich.

“The Red Cross has not yet reported how many people died, how many are in Donetsk hospitals, in the uncontrolled territory. We also don’t know how they will return the dead children. We are waiting for a response from the Red Cross. We are very outraged,” Krotevich explained .

She added that the ICRC cannot be financed by the countries of the world, because it does not fulfill its obligations.

“For 72 days I have not heard from the Red Cross whether my brother is still alive and where he is,” she said.

Krotevich blamed the UN for inaction.

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Earlier, Ombudsman for Human Rights Dmitry Lubinets noted that did not receive any signal from the UN regarding the mass execution of prisoners of war by Russia in the Yelenovskaya colony.

Whereas the International Committee of the Red Cross, after the brutal massacre committed by the occupiers, stated that cannot enter the territory of the committed crimebecause he did not receive “permission” from Putin’s militants to enter.

Thus, the organization confirmed that it did not supervise the detention of Ukrainian prisoners of war by Russia.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on the night of July 29, an explosion thundered on the territory of a former penal colony in the town of Yelenovka in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk region. As a result, the building was destroyed, which contained Ukrainian prisoners of war, withdrawn from the Azovstal plant.

Immediately after the explosion, Russia accused the Armed Forces of Ukraine of shelling the penal colony. According to the Russian side, more than 50 Ukrainian defenders died, the number of wounded is unknown. Ukrainian law enforcement agencies said that the explosion in Yelenovka was a Russian terrorist attack with the aim of concealing war crimes, discrediting the Armed Forces of Ukraine, disrupting the supply of weapons. They demand that the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross immediately respond to the terrorist attack and send an inspection mission to the territory of the colony.

According to Ukrainian intelligence, The attack was carried out by mercenaries from the PMC “Wagner” (League) on the personal instructions of the nominal owner of the specified PMC – Evgeny Prigozhin.

In connection with the terrorist attack in Yelenovka, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky noted the need for a clear legal recognition of Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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