Photo by Andrii Nesterenko | Irpin, a suburb of Kyiv. April 6, 2022 | Vehicles of civilians that were shot and burned by the Russian army.
“The numerous atrocities by Russian forces occupying parts of northeastern Ukraine early in the war are abhorrent, unlawful, and cruel,” said Giorgi Gogia, associate Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “These abuses against civilians are evident war crimes that should be promptly and impartially investigated and appropriately prosecuted. Ukraine has identified more than 10,000 possible war crimes in total since the beginning of this war.”