US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made critical statements regarding the allegations that Russia is detaining thousands of Ukrainians. Blinken stated that these activities of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian administration will not go unpunished.
After the US National Intelligence Directorate’s statement that Russia was forcibly taking thousands of Ukrainians to the east, central and western regions of the country, the US administration brought the issue to the agenda at the United Nations Security Council.
Foreign Minister Antony Blinken said on his Twitter account, “These systematic violations of President Putin and the Kremlin will not go unpunished. We hold the perpetrators of these atrocities accountable. The United States and our partners will not remain silent. Ukraine and its citizens deserve justice.” shared.
In his post, Blinken also included an image describing Russia detaining Ukrainians and taking them to concentration camps in different regions.
US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said, “The United States urges Russia to immediately end its systematic filtering operations and forced deportations in the Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine. Together with our partners, we will make the world learn this truth.” used the phrases.
The Directorate of National Intelligence published a map and claimed that Russia was filtering Ukrainians in the regions it seized in Ukraine, that some of the scanned persons were taken to various regions of Russia, and some of them were detained or abused.
“We have intelligence that Russia has concentration camps in eastern and western Russia where it arrests, interrogates and sometimes abuses thousands of Ukrainians,” said White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre. had used the phrase.