Remains of two Russian soldiers killed during attack on Kharkiv were dug up near the metro

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"UKRAINSKA PRAVDA" — TUESDAY, 5 JULY 2022, 11:35

The remains of two Russian soldiers were found near the Industrialna metro station in Kharkiv. They were  killed by the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the battles for the city.

Source: "Suspilne" with reference to Ukrainian serviceman Anton (call sign "Lawyer")

Quote of the serviceman: "These bodies got here at the beginning of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against our country, approximately on 24-25 February, and we located them some four months later."

Details: According to Anton, Russian invaders were buried by the Ukrainian military who were on the front line. The pixel uniform and the combat boots made it clear that these were the servicemen of the Russian Federation. Next, specialists will conduct a DNA analysis of the remains and send them for an exchange.

Background:

  • At the beginning of June, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said that since the beginning of the full-scale war, fighting in Kharkiv took place "literally on every street."

  • As of 5 July, Russia has lost 36,350 military personnel in the course of its full-scale military invasion in Ukraine.