Released from captivity, a soldier of Azov told about the torture

Освобожденный из плена боец Азова рассказал о пытках

Eugene Kuznetsov talked about their experiences in captivity

Kuznetsov told him how the pliers knocked out teeth.

The fighter of a Battalion Azov Eugene Kuznetsov, who was in captivity at separatists, told of the torture he had to endure. About it, the military said in an interview with Public radio.

Kuznetsov reported that in captivity he was even in 2015, near Shirokino. According to him, in the lists for the exchange of prisoners his name was removed about ten times.

“The lists (SBU) on the transmission I was from the beginning just as soon as I found out I was captured. In these lists I am constantly moved and moved, didn’t want to give. Why is it necessary to call Zakharchenko (DPR head), they moved, and not the Ukrainian side”, – he said.

Fighter ATO told how the separatists knocked his teeth out with pliers.

“It’s not distorted information. Some wrote that they I themselves fell. In January my teeth still intact, and in February already there, they could not so quickly to fall,” – said Kuznetsov.

The former prisoner said that on the side of the separatists were not only Russians. He also said that one of the Ukrainians managed to escape from captivity of the militants. It was planned that Kuznetzov run away with him, but then he was transferred to the detention center.

As reported, on December 27 during the massive exchange on the Ukraine-controlled territory were transported 73 hostage, Kiev gave the separatists 233 requested them.