'De tier stille. Der er ingen reaktion på disse krigsforbrydelser og grove krænkelser af international humanitær lov. Deres øjne er slørede af russofobi,' bemærkede Zakharova.
Kommentar: Delvist oversat af Sott.net fra West's institutions silent over Ukraine's torture of Russian POWs - Zakharova
She added that in Strasbourg, no one raises the question of excluding Ukraine from the Council of Europe, "although there are plenty of reasons for this." "ODIHR Director Matteo Mecacci takes out all his anger only on Russia. Moral guidelines and political honesty have been lost. What should we talk about with these institutions? Such silence is complicity in the atrocities committed. It is also a crime," the statement reads.
On Monday, videos emerged on the Internet purportedly showing Ukrainian radical nationalists torturing captive Russian troops. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that those involved in the torture of Russian prisoners of war in Ukraine must be held accountable for their actions.