Russians plan to use Ukrainian POWs to demine Mariupol - SBU

Russians plan to use Ukrainian POWs to demine Mariupol - SBU

The Russian military is considering a way to "demine" captured Mariupol by forcing captured Ukrainians to walk across minefields.

The Security Service of Ukraine issued the relevant report on Telegram following a study of an intercepted call.

To this end, Russian invaders even came up with a new term: "natural demining."

The SBU became aware of these terrible intentions of the Russian military from intercepted phone calls. "It seems that the issue was being discussed: to help you or the city of Mariupol with natural demining, or to send to the trenches those captured in Melitopol," a Russian FSB operative, call sign “Kaspiy,” purportedly told his colleague.

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He assured his interlocutor that this has already been agreed with the local collaborators who play the role of the occupying power: “The main thing is to work out a mechanism."

The mechanism implies housing and food for the "labor force," the SBU explains.

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