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Ukraine Says Russian Forces Have 'Abducted' 11 Mayors

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Putin = War Criminal
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Apr 18, 2013
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Ukraine Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk.

Eleven local community leaders in Ukraine have been kidnapped by Russian forces, deputy prime minister Iryna Vereshchuk said Sunday. "Up to today, 11 heads of local communities in the regions of Kyiv, Kherson, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv and Donetsk are in captivity," she said in a video message posted on her Telegram account. "We are informing the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the UN, all possible organizations, just like for the other civilians who have disappeared." Vereshchuk urged "everyone to do everything in their power to get them back." The deputy prime minister announced the that Olga Sukhenko, head of the village of Motyjin, west of Kyiv, and her husband had been "killed in captivity" by Russian soldiers. Their abduction had been announced by prosecutors on March 26.

The criminal Putin regime continues to engage in horrific war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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