The BBC news server recorded the testimonies of the survivors. KIEV. The Russians withdrew from northern Ukraine, but left behind devastated lives and people who never had to recover from the trauma they experienced. In a quiet, rural area 70 kilometers from Kiev, the BBC spoke to Anna, 50, who, under privacy concerns, appears under a pseudonym. She was at home with her husband on Monday, March 7, when Russian soldiers broke in. He aimed his pistol at me and led me to a nearby house. “Then Anna, a young, poor fighter from Chechnya.” “I never saw him again,” she said. She believes she was rescued by another unit of Russian soldiers. Anna returned home and found her husband. “He tried to run after me and save me, but the bullets hit him,” Anna said. They both found shelter in a neighboring house, but they could not take their husband to the hospital because of the fighting. He succumbed to his injuries by two days. Anna did not stop crying the whole time she told her reporter her story. She showed them where she and her neighbors buried her husband. There is a tall wooden cross on his grave. Anna is now in contact with a local hospital and is receiving psychological help. The soldiers who rescued her stayed in her house for several days. Anna said they aimed their weapons at her and told her to give them her husband’s belongings. “When they left, I found drugs and Viagra. They were fetishized and often drunk. Most of them are killers, rapists and thieves. Only a few of them are in Rape and death About a couple of houses on the same street, reporters heard another chilling story. One woman was allegedly raped and killed. According to neighbors, the culprit is the same man who raped Anna. The woman was about 40 years old. According to neighbors, he took her out of her home and kept her in the bedroom of a nearby house, whose inhabitants were evacuated at the beginning of the war. The nicely furnished room with wallpaper and a golden-headed bed has turned into a scary crime scene. There are large bloodstains on both the mattress and the blanket. There is a mirror in the corner of the room with a lipstick on it – apparently describing where the victim was buried. According to Oksana’s neighbor, he was left there by Russian soldiers who found and buried the woman’s body. “They told me she was raped and that she had either a severed or pierced throat and was bleeding. They told me there was a lot of blood,” Oksana said. The woman was buried in the garden of the house. The day after the reporters visited the police, she took her body from the grave to investigate the case. The murdered woman was not wearing clothes, but she had a deep, long stab wound to her neck. The soldiers returned three times. According to him, a family of three, a couple in their thirties, and their small child lived in a house on the outskirts of the village. “On March 9, several Russian soldiers entered the house. The husband tried to protect his wife and child. . “Two soldiers repeatedly raped his wife. They always left, but then they returned. They came back three times to rape her. They threatened to harm her little boy if she resisted. She didn’t want to protect her child,” he added. When the soldier left, they set fire to the family house and shot their dogs. The woman and her son fled and joined the police, and her statement was recorded. They tried to get links in the family house, but only bare walls remained. There are only a few memories of the previous peaceful life in the scorched ruins – a children’s bicycle, a toy horse, a dog leash and a men’s winter boot. The husband was buried by the neighbors in the garden. Police exhumed his body for a search. Girls and women have been held in a pub. Ukrainian ombudswoman Ljudmyla Denisova said there were several similar cases. they are pregnant, “she said. “Russian soldiers have told them that they will rape them until they never want to have sex with any man again. This will prevent them from having Ukrainian children,” the ombudswoman said. Telegram. “A 25-year-old woman called us to say that her 16-year-old sister was raped right in front of her on the street. They shouted that it would happen to every Nazi prostitute,” Denisova said. soldiers committed during the occupation? He asked the BBC, “This is not possible at the moment because not everyone is willing to share what has happened to them. Most of them want psychological help, so unless they give us testimonies, we cannot record it as a crime,” Denisova explained. According to her, Ukraine wants the UN to set up a special tribunal to personally try Vladimir Putin on war crimes, including rape, “I want to ask Putin why this is happening.” “I don’t understand. We don’t live in the Middle Ages, why can’t he negotiate? Why does he occupy and kill?” asks the woman.War in Ukraine
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