The Russian Federation has published a list of the dead and wounded in the occupied Yelenovka, the Azov patronage service is checking it

About it informs Azov patronage service “Angels to Azov”.

“The invaders posted a list of the names of the wounded and those who died as a result of terrorist actions in Olenovka. We inform you that so far we, the Azov Patronage Service, cannot confirm or refute these reports and are checking them for authenticity.” We report the names of the wounded and dead in Olenovka to the families on an individual basis. Not a single Ukrainian or international institution can confirm or refute the lists posted in the Russian media,” Azov stressed.

EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrell condemned the killing of dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in the Russian-occupied Yelenovka, Donetsk region.

The attack on the colony with Ukrainian prisoners of war in Olenivka needs to be investigated. This looks like part of the worst human rights violations and possible war crimes, British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons said.

“Olenovka needs an investigation. This looks like part of an increasingly disturbing pattern of the worst types of human rights violations and possible war crimes being committed with impunity in the occupied east of Ukraine,” she said.

As reported, on July 29, Russian propaganda media reported that as a result of an alleged strike by ZSU on a penal colony in the occupied Yelenovka, Volnovakha district, Donetsk region, where Ukrainian prisoners of war were kept, 53 people were killed and 75 were injured.

AT The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine indicatedthat the artillery shelling of the colony in the occupied Yelenovka was carried out by the troops of the Russian Federation in order to hide the torture and execution of Ukrainian prisoners of war held there, and by statements that the colony was shelled by the Ukrainian Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian occupiers are trying to accuse Ukraine of committing “war crimes”.

human rights activists declaredthat the death of several dozen Ukrainian prisoners of war, who are being held by Russian invaders on the territory of the Yelenovskaya correctional colony No. 120, occurred due to an internal explosion, and not due to shelling, since there was no sound of an arrival characteristic of it.

It is in the colony located in the occupied Yelenovka contain Ukrainian defenders from the Mariupol military garrison, including fighters of the Azov National Guard Regiment and the 36th Naval Infantry Brigade of the Ukrainian Navy, who left the territory of the Azovstal plant blocked by Russian troops in May.


At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

Center for Investigative Journalism maintains a daily chronicle Russia’s war against Ukraine on all platforms: YouTube, facebook, Telegram, Twitter

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