RUSSIAN soldiers raped a 16-year-old girl and a 78-year-old woman, the Ukrainians have claimed.
The latest shocking claim was made Ukrainian official Oleksandr Vilkul, who said the girl and the woman were raped in the area of the Ingulets river.
“There is news that makes my blood run cold in my veins,” said Vilkul, the head of the military administration of Kryvyi Rih, in a video posted on Facebook.
“While rebuilding a peaceful life in the villages liberated in the Kherson region, a task we are currently working on, we are confronted with more and more horror stories.
“For example, the rape of a 16-year-old pregnant girl and a 78-year-old grandmother in one of the villages towards Ingulets.”
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He also said that Russians opened fire on a boat that was sailing to evacuate people from the occupied part of the Kherson region.
There were 14 people onboard, including three children with two men and one woman killed instantly as a result of the Russian attack.
A 13-year-old child died soon after and seven people were hospitalised with two missing.
“It was the seventh voyage that boat had made. B*******,” he said.
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He added “this is a war crime, this should be taken to a court in The Hague”, referring to the International Criminal Court.
It recently emerged a Russian tank crew gang raped a 16-year-old girl, according to an intercepted phone call released by Ukraine.
In the call, a Russian soldier can be heard discussing the vile behaviour of his comrades in Vladimir Putin’s invasion army with a woman.
In the call they he says that “three tank crew” had “raped a girl” to which the woman replies “who?” and he then repeats the claim.
The shocked woman simply replies “f***” when she hears confirmation of what happened.
Iryna Venediktova has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as an “instrument of war”.
She has opened the country’s first official rape investigation after a pair of drunk Russian soldiers reportedly killed a husband and repeatedly raped his wife.
She said the savages attacked the woman in Brovary, in east Kyiv, after breaking into the family’s home.
The prosecutor added how the evil soldiers even committed the heinous crimes in front of a child, who they had threatened with guns, at the property.
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Venediktova also said two Russian soldiers allegedly raped a Ukrainian woman in front of her kid after killing her husband.
Ukraine’s foreign minister previously confirmed there had been reports of Putin’s soldiers sexually assaulting Ukrainian women.
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