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Pentagon: Ukrainians being taken ‘against their will’ into Russia

SpaceWar.com  reports: “The Pentagon said Monday it has seen indications that Ukrainians caught up in Russia’s invasion are being forcibly removed from their homeland and sent to Russia.

‘I can’t speak to how many camps or what they look like,’ Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters when asked about statements from Kyiv that some 1.2 million Ukrainians were being sent to Russia and placed in camps.

‘But we do have indications that Ukrainians are being taken against their will into Russia,’ Kirby said. He called these actions ‘unconscionable’ and ‘not the behavior of a responsible power.’

The deportation of Ukrainians from their own nation — often to isolated or economically depressed regions of Russia, according to Kyiv — is another indication that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin ‘simply won’t accept and respect Ukrainian sovereignty.’

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said back in early April, six weeks after Russia launched its deadly invasion, that thousands of Ukrainians had been sent to Russian territory…”

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