The conflict in Azov: the sailors seriously injured leg and amputation of fingers

Конфликт на Азове: У моряков тяжелые ранения ног и ампутация пальцев

Captured Ukrainian ships in Kerch

Have captured Azov to the Ukrainian sailors who are in pretrial detention in Moscow, seriously injured leg and amputation of the fingers.

From prisoners of the Ukrainian sailors who are in pretrial detention in Moscow, seriously injured leg and amputation of the fingers. This was stated by Advisor to the commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Victoria Khristenko, the TV channel Direct on Thursday evening, December 6.

“Three sailors are in sailor’s silence. No video, no confirmation on the nature of wounds not officially received our consuls, moreover, that the alleged injured visited the Ombudsman of Moscow. One of the men seriously wounded in the legs. The fact that he moves with crutches – about what does not tell us, we don’t see his injuries and how he had the operation in isolation. One of the guys has a traumatic amputation of fingers” – said Khristenko.

According to her, this information was obtained from volunteers who helped sailors during their stay in the Simferopol SIZO.

Khristenko also encouraged to write letters to the captive sailors, stating that they should be in Russian, have Ukrainian symbolism and not to address political issues, otherwise they will not miss the prison censorship.

Earlier, the Ukrainian Consul was allowed to the three wounded Ukrainian sailors that were captured by Russian security forces.

It was also reported that the wounded Ukrainian sailors held in a Russian SIZO Matrosskaya Tishina together with other prisoners.

We will remind, on November 25, the Russian special forces seized three Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait. The attack was delayed 24 Ukrainian seafarers, six of whom were injured.

Later, they were all under arrest on suspicion in illegal crossing of the state border of Russia.

In Russia accused the Ukrainian side in “dangerous maneuvers” during the approach to the “closed water area of the territorial sea of the Russian Federation”, calling the actions of Ukraine in the Kerch Strait “provocative”.

Kiev and Moscow have exchanged notes of protest.

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