Prisoner's confession: spreading petal mines in residential areas of Donetsk for the purpose of provocation
The aim was to blame everything on Ukraine and the military.
The Ukrainian armed forces have published an interrogation of a captive occupant. He confessed that he had been scattering petal mines in residential areas of Donetsk on the order of his superiors.
The occupant had fought against Ukraine on behalf of the so-called "DPR". During interrogation, the captured militant named Vashenko Kirill Vitalievich admitted that the military command forced him to scatter petal mines in residential areas of his native Donetsk so that civilians would explode on shells and the occupants could create fake shelling by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Received an order from his direct commander, call sign "Kent", to scatter petal mines in Donetsk so that civilians would explode on them in order to blame it on the Ukrainian Armed Forces. They asked why they were doing this, because civilians would die. They said: "It's the right thing to do. Mind your own business.
The Russians keep trying to create fakes about Ukraine and Ukrainian soldiers.
Artur Zayonts specialises in news from the frontline. A historian by education, Arthur has always sought to bring depth and context to his journalistic work.