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Stories too horrifying to disclose. Over 80 Ukrainian medics tortured in Russian captivity.

Stories too horrifying to disclose. Over 80 Ukrainian medics tortured in Russian captivity.

Article by: Christine Chraibi
Source: Andrii Kryvtsov FB

100 days of captivity and the whereabouts of captured medical staff of the Mariupol Military Hospital are unknown.

Some stories of captivity are too horrifying to disclose, says Andrii Kryvtsov, whose relative is among the Ukrainian captives. He tells of the harsh conditions, psychological mind games such as sleep deprivation, taking DNA samples by force and why the world needs to be reminded of such crimes violating all international treaties.

In addition to the Defenders of Azovstal, Russian forces captured the entire staff of the 555th Military Hospital – doctors, nurses, dozens of wounded civilians, drivers and transport personnel, as well as medics from units of the National Guard, the 36th Marine Brigade, civilian doctors – in total, hundreds of Ukrainian citizens. No one can give the exact number.

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