Russia and Moscow-backed separatists on July 29, 2022 accused Kyiv’s forces of striking a jail holding Ukrainian prisoners of war in eastern Ukraine, saying dozens of people died and scores were wounded. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said more than 50 were killed and called the attack a war crime. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia/Handout/AFP
Russia and Moscow-backed separatists on July 29, 2022 accused Kyiv’s forces of striking a jail holding Ukrainian prisoners of war in eastern Ukraine, saying dozens of people died and scores were wounded. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said more than 50 were killed and called the attack a war crime. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia/Handout/AFP
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Ukraine war: Zelensky says prison attack that killed dozens ‘a war crime’, while Russia claims Kyiv carried out strikes

  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said more than 50 were killed and called the attack a war crime
  • Russia’s defence ministry alleged the strikes were carried out by Ukraine in an ‘egregious provocation’ designed to stop soldiers from surrendering

Russia and Moscow-backed separatists on July 29, 2022 accused Kyiv’s forces of striking a jail holding Ukrainian prisoners of war in eastern Ukraine, saying dozens of people died and scores were wounded. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said more than 50 were killed and called the attack a war crime. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia/Handout/AFP
Russia and Moscow-backed separatists on July 29, 2022 accused Kyiv’s forces of striking a jail holding Ukrainian prisoners of war in eastern Ukraine, saying dozens of people died and scores were wounded. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said more than 50 were killed and called the attack a war crime. Photo: Investigative Committee of Russia/Handout/AFP
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