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Castration and murder of Ukrainian Prisoner of War

28 July 2022

Image Credit: Bellingcat

On 28 July, a video emerged of what appeared to be a Russian soldier castrating a bound Ukrainian prisoner of war with a box cutter before shooting him in the head. An open source investigation, conducted by Bellingcat and members of the Conflict Intelligence Team on 5 August geolocated the scene and identified the perpetrator. The incident led to an international outcry.



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