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These are his eyes, voice and the way he smoked - Ukrainian woman recognizes her brother in soldier shot by Russians - media

7 March, 2023 Tuesday
12:55

A Ukrainian prisoner of war shot by Russian troops after saying "Glory to Ukraine" was recognized by his sister

This was reported by BBC producer Sofia Kochmar-Tymoshenko on her Facebook page, as well as by Iceland TV journalist Vasyl Krutchak.

According to journalists, the Ukrainian woman recognized her brother in the video of the shooting by his eyes and voice.

"I recognized him. I checked it. The sister said, “100 percent it's my brother. These are his eyes, voice and the way he smoked a cigarette.” But she asks for silence until the morning, when his fellow soldiers will get in touch and wants to be near his mother from the very morning," Kochmar-Tymoshenko said in a statement.

On the morning of March 7, Krutchak also said that he had spoken to the sister of Tymofiy Shadura and that she was 90% sure that it was her brother who was shot.

"I just spoke on the phone with Tymofiy's sister, Olha. She said she is 90% sure that the man who was shot is her brother," he wrote on Facebook.

 
  • On March 5, a video of the execution of a Ukrainian soldier who was captured by the Russian occupiers was posted online. In the last seconds of his life, the Ukrainian prisoner said "Glory to Ukraine!" Prosecutor General's Office announced the launch of an investigation into the shooting of an unarmed man. And the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the Prosecutor General, the head of the Prosecutor General's Office, the Foreign Minister and the Ombudsman responded to the war crime of the Russian Federation. 

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