This video, the authenticity or context of which could not be verified by an independent source, provoked strong reactions in Ukraine, which has been fighting the Russian invasion for a year. Having gone viral on social networks on Monday, numerous publications, photos and drawings pay tribute to this soldier, his courage and his patriotism. Sentences “Glory to Ukraine” And “Glory to the heroes” have been massively broadcast on social networks in Ukraine since Monday.
President Volodymyr Zelensky promised to “find the killers” in his video speech on Monday evening, while his head of diplomacy Dmytro Kouleba called for an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) into this case. Moscow and Kyiv have repeatedly accused each other of killing POWs since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.