- Russian troops near Izium close to the large city of Kharkiv have been allegedly poisoned by Ukrainian civilians who offered the soldiers food
- Two soldiers allegedly died immediately after eating two stuffed buns or small pies and a further 28 soldiers were hospitalised with ‘severe illness’
- According to additional reports, hundreds of other Russian soldiers have been struck down after drinking poisoned alcohol supplied by residents
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KHARKIV – Ukrainian residents are taking the fight against the Russian invaders by poisoning food supplies in an effort to sabotage the soldiers’ efforts.
At least two Russian soldiers have died and 28 additional soldiers have been sickened after they ate food supplied to them by Ukrainian civilians.
The soldiers affected were attached to the 3rd Motor Rifle Division. According to a report by the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine, two of the soldiers died immediately after eating stuffed buns or small pies.
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Huffington Post reported that the poisoning and deaths have not been independently confirmed and it is not known what poison might have been used.
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The Daily Mail also reported on the incident that took place near the town of Izium close the Kharkiv. The residents of Izium allegedly offered the soldiers baskets of food.
According to reports of hundreds of other Russian soldiers are suffering from ‘severe illness’ after allegedly drinking poisoned alcohol supplied by civilians.
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Earlier, Briefly News reported that US President Joe Biden said that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin should be on trial for war crimes following the discovery of bodies that were allegedly bound and shot in Bucha, Ukraine.
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Biden who called Putin “brutal” wants tougher sanctions against Russia.
Leaders across the world after outraged after several bodies were found strewn around streets according to News24.
While Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that Russian troops are to blame for the killings, the Kremlin has denied them.
Biden said it is important to gather information and continue to provide weapons to Ukraine CNN reported.
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Briefly News previously reported that almost 300 bodies have been found around Kyiv which sparked Ukrainian authorities to investigate possible Russian war crimes.
Some of the bodies found were tied up and shot at close range after Russia withdrew their forces from the city.
Bucha’s deputy mayor, Taras Shapravskyi reported that about 50 bodies were victims of extra-judicial killings according to TimesLIVE. Authorities in the area were forced to create mass grave sites to bury those who were found dead. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has called the troops murderers, torturers, rapists, looters, Eyewitness News reported. The discovery of the bodies has caused outrage across the world.
Source: Briefly News