After the withdrawal of the Russian troops, the hour is with the first observations of horror. The Ukrainian Attorney General Irina Venedikova announced the minimum findings on Thursday, April 7 26 Body beneath the ruins of two apartment buildings Borodyanka, a town in the kyiv region, a few kilometers from Boutcha, where The discovery of several civilian bodies on the streets sparked international outrage. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky has already warned“There are more victims” Than the cat. Francinefo summarizes what we know about the condition of the spot.
The city was targeted by Russian forces for a month
Borodyanka, located Administrative subdivisionKiev Oblast, consisting of 13 000 People before the war. Located at a distance of 50 km Northwest One hundred kilometers from the capital and the Belarusian border, the city was on the axis of a column of more than 60 km of Russian tanks, which gradually advanced towards kyiv. After intense shelling and airstrikes February 28The city was occupied for several weeks by Russian forces CNN reported on the extent of the damage (In English)
Faced with Moscow’s difficulties in capturing the capital, the Kremlin finally announced on March 25 a strategic shift to focus on the country’s east and south. With the withdrawal of troops from the city, the effects of the occupation were felt a month after the Russian offensive.
Extensive damage and war crimes charges
In one Post about Facebook Published on Thursday, explains the Attorney General of UkraineRussian forces used cluster munitions and heavy rocket launchers “Bringing Death and Destruction”. Irina Venedikova raises “The most devastated city in the Kiev region” Or “Only civilians were targeted”. She remembers it“No military base” In Porodianga “Evidence of war crimes by Russian forces At every turn “ From the city.
“When there were maximum people in the house, the enemy treacherously attacked the residential infrastructure in the evening”, Promises the Ukrainian magistrate. He accused Russian soldiers of being involved “Murder, Torture and Beating” Civilians, as well as rapists, point out that law enforcement is gathering evidence for local and international courts.
The French television crews were able to move to the liberated city. He also noted that many residential buildings were destroyed. We have special envoys Accused of brief executions and collected evidence from the public.
“There was a woman killed and her body burned in the yard. There was a man without a head and I did not want to know what they did to him.”Related to the resident in the microphone of France 3. “When they arrived in Borodianka, they started firing indiscriminately on the roofs of houses with their tanks. When they saw the open window, they opened fire.” The city mayor testifies to reporters from France 2.
Estimation is even more difficult to establish
Whereas Ukrainian rescuers As the debris began to clear, the Ukrainian Attorney General at least announced the discovery 26 bodies beneath the rubble of two apartment buildings. “It is difficult to predict how many deaths will be” In the city as a whole, he adds, while the first census begins. The question was raised on Wednesday by special envoys of French televisionHe said the mayor of the city counted at least 200 victims.
In a video message released on Thursday evening, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky assured Borodianka of the situation. “Very cruel” Than the images of public corpses aroused in the boutique Fear. “More victims”, Added the head of state. Establishing the balance sheet is even more difficult and may increase in the coming days.
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