Consequences of the Ukrainian troops' strike with Tochka-U on civilian targets in the Zaporozhye region. Archival photoMOSCOW, May 8. The militants of the Ukrainian territorial defense forces are suppressing all attempts of civilians to evacuate from the dangerous zones of Zaporozhye, said the head of the National Center for Defense Control of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev. “In Zaporozhye, the administration, hiding the true the goal is to use citizens as a “human shield”, under the pretext of “ensuring security” forbade the evacuation of civilians. Any attempts by residents to leave the city in personal cars and on foot are severely suppressed by militants of the territorial defense battalions at checkpoints. Civilians who show the slightest resistance are subjected to physical violence, cars are confiscated, and people are sent back on foot,” Mizintsev said at a briefing.Croatian mercenary told how he kept people in Mariupol on orders, he emphasized that Kyiv's daily violations of the norms and principles of international humanitarian about the law and the Geneva Conventions speak about the conscious use of inhumane tactics of warfare by the Ukrainian regime. The general recalled that after the end of World War II, due to similar approaches of Nazi Germany to the civilian population, the world community developed and documented the norms and principles of international humanitarian law that are currently in force. The Russian Defense Ministry once again called on Western countries that support the Kyiv regime to stop “turning a blind eye” to the facts and condemn the war crimes of the Kyiv authorities against their citizens.
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