Ukraine has accused the Russian military of carrying out a massacre in the city of Buka, 60 kilometers from Kyiv.
The area was occupied by Russian troops after the country’s invasion and is a strategic area for the siege of the Ukrainian capital.
The Russian army withdrew after a change in strategy that now targets the country’s eastern region, where the Donbass, the birthplace of the separatists, is located.
watch video above What some places looked like before the Russian invasion and what they looked like after the soldiers left the area.
Satellite image shows destroyed homes in Bucha, Ukraine – Photo: Maxar Technologies via Reuters
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has even called Russian actions in the area a genocide.
The international community has increased pressure on Russia after photos of dead civilians were released in Ukraine’s capital region.
Russia denied having any civilian targets and said the photos “ordered by the United States,
A report in “The New York Times” newspaper showed, based on satellite imageryEven before the withdrawal of Russian troops, bodies were scattered on the streets of Buka.