Kyiv is investigating a video released by Moscow about the execution of captured Russian soldiers

On Saturday, the Ukrainian military said it was checking the authenticity Videos that Moscow says prove the execution Kyiv many Russian soldiers after they surrender.

Videos circulated on Russian social media this week said to show the bodies of Russian soldiers killed after they surrendered to Ukrainian forces.

The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday that the videos showed Premeditated and systematic killing More than 10 Russian soldiers tied up.

For his part, a spokesman for the Ukrainian General Staff, Bogdan Senek, told “Agence France Presse” today: “We are currently investigating whether these clips are fake.”

He added that the videos were “given to specialists,” pointing out that the publication of fake videos “has finally intensified.”

Russia said on Friday that the videos constituted a “war crime”, in Kiev’s latest accusations committed violations months later from fighting.

One clip shows soldiers appearing to surrender to several soldiers in camouflage clothing and wearing yellow armbands.

Then the soldiers, who surrender, appear lying on the ground in an abandoned garden of a house, and the video cuts off suddenly with the sound of gunshots.

Another video shows the bodies of about a dozen people surrounded by what appears to be bloodstains. The Russian Ministry of Defense did not mention the date these clips were taken.

For his part, a United Nations spokesman told AFP: “We are aware of the existence of these videos and are investigating them,” calling for the perpetrators to be held accountable.

Meanwhile, the Russian Investigative Committee charged with investigating major crimes said it had launched a criminal investigation into “the execution of captured Russian soldiers.”

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