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Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “16, pregnant and then raped by a soldier fighting for Russia” – below is their description.
Ukraine’s prosecutor general is investigating 110 cases of rape or sexual assault as a war crime, since Russia’s full scale invasion began… a number expected to increase as more evidence emerges from the recently liberated city of Kherson. At least five cases involve children – and our team has spent six months investigating one of them.
In March – Daria Fishun, known as Dasha – was raped by a soldier who was part of the Russian occupation forces in the village of Krasnivka, in the Kherson region. She was just sixteen, and pregnant, at the time of the assault. We’ve gathered evidence that suggests that senior Russian commanders knew about what happened.
Warning: there are distressing details in this report.
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The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.
Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.