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Russian soldiers kill medics and wounded in Starobesheve

Russian soldiers kill medics and wounded in Starobesheve

In Starobesheve (Donetsk Oblast) Russian troops shot and killed 50 wounded Ukrainian soldiers as well as the entire medical staff, reported Presa Ukrainy (, August 28.

Russian soldiers with Russian insignia on their uniforms and tanks entered Srarobesheve on August 27.

Before entering the city they shelled it for two solid hours with the Grad multiple rocket system. The Ukrainian army was not there at the time since it was involved in a battle with Russian tanks on the outskirts of the city, the news source reported, as cited by

In the Starobesheve hospital the Russian military discovered about fifty wounded soldiers of the Ukrainian army who had not been evacuated previously due to their serious conditions. All the wounded, as well as the entire medical staff, including  nurses and medical assistants, were brutally killed.

“This offense was committed not by abstract terrorists but by Russian soldiers who came to Ukraine to destroy Ukrainians,” the news source concluded.

[hr], translated by Anna Mostovych

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