Ukraine alleges Russia taken 11 lakh hostage, Moscow says people using free will

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Ukraine alleges Russia taken 11 lakh hostage, Moscow says people using free will

Kyiv : Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russia troops of taking 11 lakh Ukrainians hostage including two lakh children and forcibly sent them to Russia, a charge which Moscow denies.

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, and since then the war has been raging with devastating results. Russia has been attacking Ukrainian cities with missiles and bombs and Ukraine is retaliating with equal measure. Now Ukraine has caught world?s attention by making these allegations against Russia.

Ukraine says that the Russian army invades Ukraine cities, captures them and then the process of taking Ukrainian citizens as hostage commences. Ukraine claims that so far 11 lakh Ukrainian citizens have been forcibly taken hostage by Russian soldiers. These include two lakh Ukrainian children who have been trafficked to Russia.

The Russian Defence Ministry admitted but countered that only Ukrainians who did not want to live in Ukraine were being taken. According to the Russian Defence Ministry, 11 lakh Ukrainians, including about two lakh children, have been brought to Russia from Donbass. On Monday alone, 12,000 people, including 2,000 children, were taken from Ukraine to Russia without coordination with the Kyiv authorities.

Russia says that these people have been evacuated from Ukraine at their request. Whereas Ukraine alleges that Russia is forcibly taking Ukrainians away.