russia deported from 260,000 to almost 700,000 Ukrainian children. This was stated during the presentation of the analytical report on the deportation of Ukrainian citizens to russia and belarus, pravda.com.ua reported.
“Deportation includes several stages and war crimes: torture, inhumane treatment, filtration camps that precede deportation,” said Alyona Lunyova, director of advocacy at the ZMINA Human Rights Center.
Many of the deportees are minors. According to Kateryna Rashevska, a lawyer at the Regional Center for Human Rights, according to various sources, russia has deported from 260,000 to almost 700,000 minors, as well as up to 2.5 thousand orphans.
“The children were deported to at least 57 regions of russia. Their geography is completely different: Sakhalin, Astrakhan, Murmansk, Dagestan,” said Rashevska.
She added that the main goal of such actions is a genocide of the Ukrainian people.