Ukraine, the mayor of Energodar: “The Russians took our children on a trip, now they are their hostages”

The complaint by Dmytro Orlov, mayor of Energodar, in the Zaporizhzhia region: “Hundreds of children taken to Russia on vacation are now held hostage by Russian terrorists. They will never see their parents again.”

Author: Ida Artiaco

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They took them away for a travel that would last a few days away from bombs and suffering, but two hundred between children and adolescents from energodara city of about 60,000 souls in the Ukrainian queen of zaporizhzhiain southern Ukraine, have become “hostages of Russian troops” and the parents can’t bring them back home.

This is the mayor’s complaint Dmytro Orlov, according to which minors, taken “on vacation” in Crimea and in the Russian region of Krasnodar in early October, immediately after the referendum on the annexation of the Zaporizhzhia region to Moscow, they will never return home. he brings back ukrinform.

“Early on the trip the boys realized that something was wrong because only part of the caravan was actually going to Crimea. They called their parents, scared, asking for help, but it was too late. too late. a group is on the peninsula occupied, a second group is in Krasnodar, the third is also in Russia, but we don’t know where. According to information gathered from the citizens of Energodar, some children have been taken away papers Ukrainiansothers have already been included in the russian schools”, said the mayor.

He then added that “the occupiers have told the parents that the children will stay in Russia for a period undetermined and send warmer clothes”, assuring them that “they will be able to go to school there”.

At the moment, however, the news released by the Ukrainian authorities cannot be confirmed by independent sources. Republic asked for a comment Iryna Vereshchuk, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for the Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories, but declined to comment. “The matter is delicate,” his office warned. “We are working for all minors transferred to the Federation.”

Meanwhile, the situation in the city is becoming increasingly critical. Also Orlov, quoted by ukrinform, stated that “Energodar is on the cusp of a humanitarian disaster, because I bombing they destroy civil infrastructure and electrical networks. The city has been without gas for six months, there are continuous interruptions with electricity, sewage and water supply.”

Source: Fan Page IT