Fears are today mounting for the surrendered heroes of Mariupol as it is revealed they are being taken to a hell-hole ‘concentration camp’ on Russian-held territory.
Witnesses say at least seven bus-loads filled with Ukrainian troops taken captive after surrendering to Russian troops at the Azovstal steel works have arrived in the town of Olenvika, where they were taken to a penal colony.
The facility – named ‘corrective prison colony No. 52’ – was already being used to house Ukrainians deemed ‘unreliable’ by Russian security services, described by an adviser to the mayor of Mariupol as a ’21st century concentration camp’.
Inmates including the wives of soldiers, journalists and former government workers have described being starved, tortured, and threatened with execution at the…