The Ukrainian intelligence service said on Wednesday that thes Russian troops intend to eliminate any evidence to confirm that they have committed crimes against humanity in Ukraine, for which they would be using mobile crematoria, especially in the city of Mariupol.
The city council of this port city said in a Telegram message that the Ukrainian intelligence services say that “Russia’s leadership has ordered the destruction of any evidence of the crimes of its army in Ukraine.” “After the widespread international genocide of the Ukrainian people in Buchain the kyiv region, Russian troops began to use mobile crematoria in Ukraine,” they add.
They need that “thirteen mobile crematoria have been detected in Mariúpol to clean the streets of the bodies of dead civilians” and that the Russian occupation forces “try to identify all possible witnesses to the atrocities” in order to eliminate them.
Mariupol, a city with about half a million inhabitants, has been under siege since the beginning of the Russian invasion and 80 percent of its urban area has been totally destroyed, according to municipal sources.
These sources assure that in the city on the shores of the Sea of Azov, in which there are barely 120,000 residents who are experiencing a humanitarian catastrophe, Some 20,000 people have died as a result of the Russian attacks.
The message reproduced by the Mariúpol City Council includes a photograph showing what appears to be a large truck with a large cylinder inside – which appears at the rear – with a lid that resembles a crematorium oven.
According to the message shared by the city council, Ukrainian military intelligence has repeatedly recorded the use of crematoria cell phones in the Chernigov region, in the north, and in the Lugansk region, in the east of the country.
Likewise, the letter adds that the Russian army also uses these crematoria to dispose of remains of their own dead soldiers “in order to hide their real number” and failing to compensate their relatives and reiterates that “the actions of the Russian army fall under the definition of genocide in accordance with the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and Article 6 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court” .