Video: Ukrainians Shoot 11 Russian POWs in Cold Blood – US Merc Involved

Videos seem to document the execution of 11 Russian POWs by Ukrainian border guards

Videos circulating on social media seem to show Ukrainian forces executing 11 Russian POWs. The videos have been confirmed by the New York Times. The UN Human Rights Monitor in Ukraine spoke of “credible allegations of summary executions … by members of the Ukrainian armed forces.”

US regime-controlled media always portray the Russians as the cruel aggressors and the Ukrainians as the noble defenders. Anyone who spends any time investigation what is going on in Ukraine realizes one thing: It’s not that simple. “America First” patriots like Tucker Carlson and Steve Bannon tend to view the War in Ukraine as a “border conflict” between two far-off Eastern European countries that America has nothing to do with.

The current videos will surely heat up this debate.

Videos from the village of Makeyevka in the northern Luhansk region allegedly show 11 captured Russian soldiers lying on the ground. Apparently, the prisoners were subsequently executed. Ukrainian sources charge that a 12th Russian emerged and opened fire, leading to the bloodbath.

“The videos, whose credibility we have established, represent a rare opportunity to see some of the horrific situations of the war, but they do not show why Russian soldiers were killed,” wrote the New York Times. Judging by the video, “at least 11 Russians were killed at close range after one of their comrades opened fire on Ukrainian soldiers who were standing nearby.”

The Ukrainian border guards who shot the prisoners were identified as Artur Bortnichuk and Mikhailovsky Nazar. According to Telegram Channel TrackAMerc, US Infantry vet Chris Naganuma from Arvada, Colorado was present in the videos: “Eight days ago, Chris Naganuma from Arvada, Colorado, US, arrived to Ukraine. He came to visit US mercenary team called FOG – Task Force 31 and is there now as a combat journalist. Naganuma is ex US infantry and is currently taking pictures and training with that US mercenary team.”

UPDATE: Chris Naganuma responded to Gateway Pundit that the allegations are “false”:

“We are documented and approved war journalists and we can’t enlist to fight even if we wanted too.
I find it funny that they first claim I was in country 9ish days ago training and taking photos, but then claim we were involved in some mission that happened weeks ago because I simply have a beard. Unfortunately I do not know what happened much more than anyone else on that mission. We have already reported that page, and a few individuals talking on it, to the SBU. Unfortunately, they seem to believe anything they themselves write. For example, FOG (Forward Observation Group) is nothing more then a couple guys that take photos and make coffee table books, raising money for teams. But they are dead set thinking it’s a operational team as well.”

Russian Deputy Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky has written to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with “new evidence of Ukraine’s mistreatment of Russian prisoners of war and an appeal to Antonio Guterres to stop breaches of international humanitarian law by Kiev.”

In a report of Nov. 15, the Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Matilda Bogner issued a report complaining of massive human rights violations by both sides in the Ukraine war. While the report blamed Russian forces for “torture and ill-treatment” of Ukrainian POWs, at least 9 or whom died, the UN report also details “credible allegations of summary executions of persons hors de combat and several cases of torture and ill-treatment, reportedly committed by members of the Ukrainian armed forces.”

“In several cases, prisoners of war were stabbed or given electric shocks with the ‘TAPik’ military phone by Ukrainian law enforcement officers or military personnel guarding them. One prisoner of war recalled: “We were most afraid of the military phone. The feeling was awful. Your whole body froze and then you would fall on your side.” 

Many reported poor and often humiliating conditions of their evacuation to transit camps and places of internment. Often naked, they were packed into trucks or minivans, with their hands tied behind their backs.  We also documented cases of ill-treatment of Russian prisoners of war in a penal colony in Dnipropetrovska region and in several pre-trial facilities, including so-called ‘welcome beatings’. 

We received allegations of extended internment in informal places of detention, such as the basements of guardhouses or military headquarters.“


Should we really be sending $104 billion to fight a war in a place we can’t even spell, between people whose names we can’t pronouce?


Video from March POW shooting incident:



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