Torture and Cruelty: How Russia backs crimes against civilians (Infographics)

15:22 Nov. 4, 2016

How Russia backs crimes against civilians (Infographics)

A man holds a poster with half portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and the slogan 'Putin Hands Off Ukraine!' during a protest against Russian military actions in Ukraine in Berlin(AP Photo)

Kremlin proxies in Ukraine and Syria illegally detain, torture civilians and use them as slave labour

With world leaders repeatedly claim that Russia should be investigated for the war crimes it commits in Syria, and Russian ambassador effectively uses his privilege to veto UN resolutions to stop the bloodshed, Ukraine's Foreign Ministry and Ukraine Crisis Media Center have come up with a new infographic, which purports to show another aspect of Russia's role in Syria and Ukraine wars.

"Russia absolves its proxies and regimes it supports from responsibility for their atrocities against civilians. This must amount to a war crime," say the Ukrainian diplomats and public activists.

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