Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation A. I. Bastrykin has instructed the Main Investigative Department of the IC of Russia to establish all the circumstances regarding mistreatment of captured servicemen by Ukrainian nationalists.
Footage showing Ukrainian nationalists treating prisoners of war with extreme cruelty emerged on the Internet. A video distributed on the Internet shows that the captured servicemen were shot in the legs, and no medical assistance was provided. According to some reports, the illegal actions took place at one of Ukrainian nationalist bases in Kharkov Oblast.
A. I. Bastrykin has instructed the investigators to clarify all the circumstances of the incident, to collect and document the evidence, and to identify all persons involved in the deed in order to subsequently bring them to justice.