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Ukraine makes use of scorched earth ways – Russian MoD


Kiev’s troops are appearing “like terrorists” of their struggle towards Russia, Defense Minister Shoigu has mentioned

Ukrainian troops apparently attempt to inflict most harm to civilian infrastructure in addition to the individuals who reside within the areas the place they’re preventing Russian forces, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has mentioned.

Ukrainian army models “are using scorched earth tactics, grossly violate international norms, act like terrorists,” Shoigu mentioned at a world assembly on Wednesday. “They use residential areas, schools, kindergartens as firing positions, deploy tanks and artillery guns there, using the population as a human shield.”

He went on to accuse Kiev of remotely mining frontline communities with anti-personnel mines, claiming it’s proof that Ukraine intends “to inflict maximum damage to civilians and civilian infrastructure.”

Shoigu was talking at a gathering of protection ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional safety group that features a number of post-Soviet states, in addition to China, India, and Pakistan.

Earlier this month, Amnesty International launched a report confirming that its inspectors witnessed Ukrainian troops utilizing civilian websites comparable to colleges and hospitals as army bases. Kiev condemned the doc, claiming that the human rights group was aiding Russia by corroborating these details.

Amid the backlash, Amnesty’s German department mentioned it wished impartial specialists to overview the method that led to the publication.

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