The United States will continue to seek accountability for those responsible for the shelling of the Olenivka detention center and will help Ukraine defend itself against Moscow’s horrific aggression.
This was stated in Twitter U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink, Ukrinform reports.
“The shelling of the pre-trial detention center in Olenovka is unacceptable, as is the message about the barbaric treatment of Russian military prisoners of war. We will continue to seek accountability and provide Ukraine with what it needs to defend against Moscow’s horrific aggression,” the US Ambassador wrote.
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As reported, on the night of July 29, an explosion occurred on the territory of the former correctional colony No. 210 in the Olenivka village in the temporarily occupied territory of the Donetsk region, as a result of which the building in which the Ukrainian prisoners of war were located was destroyed.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, the killing of Ukrainian prisoners in the temporarily occupied Olenivka, Donetsk region committed by mercenaries from the Wagner private military company.
About 50 captured Ukrainian defenders were killed.
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As noted in the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian military deliberately fired on the colony in Olenivka, where Ukrainian prisoners of war were kept.
Occupation forces in the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region in response to a request from the Ukrainian branch of the International Committee of the Red Cross denied employees of this organization access to Ukrainian prisoners of war in Olenivkawhich is a direct violation by the Russian invaders of the provisions of the Geneva Convention.