Ukrainian Prisoners of War

Russia and Ukraine both said on Friday that the other country had shelled a prison in a separatist area of the east. 

Russia said that Ukraine used HIMARS multiple rocket launchers from the United States to attack the prison in Olenivka...

Russia and the separatist government in Donetsk both said that the attack killed 53 Ukrainian prisoners of war and hurt 75 more.

Lt. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, said that the strike was a “bloody provocation” meant...

The Ukrainian military denied that it had fired rockets or artillery at Olenivka, saying that it never hits civilian areas...

It said that the Russian forces had purposely shelled the prison to make Ukraine look like it was guilty of war crimes...

The statement said that Russia’s claims were part of an “information war” to cover up their betrayal...

The news agency Reuters says that a video from a Russian war correspondent showed Russian-backed military...