First Prisoners of War as Ukraine Captures Russian Soldiers

First Prisoners of War as Ukraine Captures Russian Soldiers

Two Russian soldiers have been captured by Ukrainian soldiers, according to the Conflict Intelligence Crew (CIT), a collection of investigators based mostly amongst Russia and Ukraine.

The CIT posted pictures of two folks on Thursday on its Twitter site and confirmed the weapons the troopers allegedly experienced on them.

“Press officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Anatoliy Shtefan has posted photos of what seem to be captured Russian troopers,” the caption said in accordance to a Google translation.

The caption went on to say that the alleged prisoners were being with tanks in the Belgorod region in Russia in the times preceding the invasion and, on Thursday, they ended up found on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

The unnamed alleged soldiers in the images do not appear to have any severe accidents.

A different photo confirmed the weapons the prisoners seemingly experienced on them. This incorporated various cartridges of ammo, knives, and guns.

CIT’s exploration has been cited greatly in past months, like by specialists from the nonprofit CNA, a imagine tank that advises the U.S. navy, according to an ABC News report.

The spokesperson for the Ukrainian Ministry of Overseas Affairs, Oleg Nikolenko, also tweeted the visuals of the soldiers.

“Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny: ‘Ukranian military services have taken prisoners, two Russian soldiers of Device 91701 of Yampol motorised infantry regiment,” Nikolenko tweeted.

He followed up this tweet by stating Russia was suffering losses in this invasion.

“Enemy is suffering losses. 4 Russian tanks have been burned on Kharkiv ring street,” he tweeted.

“Russian troops are storming the border in Zhytomyr location. Enemy armed service tools has crossed at Vilcha checkpoint, [Ukrainian] armed forces and border guards approved battle. #RussiainvadedUkraine.”

The Ministry of Overseas Affairs of Ukraine also issued a press release on Thursday, subsequent the invasion of Russian troops.

“At the ask for of the Head of Point out, Ukraine’s MFA has initiated the method to sever diplomatic relations in accordance with the norms founded by international regulation,” it claimed in the assertion.

“Our place took this stage in response to functions of armed service aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine.

“[In response to] the invasion of Russian Armed Forces to damage the Ukrainian condition and the seizure by drive of Ukrainian territories with the intent of setting up occupation command.”

The assertion shut by expressing the region would keep on to defend the rights of Ukrainians in Russia and has started the evacuation of Ukraine’s embassy in Moscow.

Newsweek has contacted the Conflict Intelligence Crew and the Ministry of Overseas Affairs for comment.

Photos uploaded to social media of alleged Russian soldiers. These photos ended up posted by the Conflict Intelligence Staff (CIT) on Twitter.

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