Kyiv Says Identified Alleged Ukrainian POW in Viral Video of Killing

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The Moscow Times

Ukraine said on Tuesday it had identified a soldier filmed being shot dead in a video that circulated widely on social media, sparking outrage and spurring officials to demand a probe. The footage shows what appears to be a captured Ukrainian fighter standing in a shallow trench, smoking, and being shot after saying “Glory to Ukraine.” “According to preliminary data, the deceased is a serviceman of the 30th separate mechanized brigade — Tymofiy Mykolayovych Shadura,” the Ukrainian military said on Telegram on Tuesday. The soldier had been missing since Feb. 3 amid fighting near the eastern Ukr…

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