What happened? Released from russian captivity Ukrainian military personnel are in a very serious condition, most of them have a severe form of anorexia.
Source. Ukrainska Pravda, referring to Olena Tolkachova, the head of the charity foundation which cares for the Azov Regiment.
Details. According to Olena Tolkacheva, the servicemen are in a “state of shock” and almost all of them suffer from “severe form of anorexia.”
“There are cases when relatives cannot recognise them. Our guys are weakened, they have severe injuries, many occult fractures, and there are also cases of exacerbation of chronic diseases,” said Ms. Tolkachova.
“The team of doctors works in the most coordinated way so as not to miss a single bruise, a single scratch,” she added.
Currently, military personnel are provided with medical assistance, many of them are already undergoing treatment or rehabilitation.
In addition, according to Ms. Tolkacheva, the state bodies are working on restoring all documents and credit cards that these people can use to receive salaries as soon as possible.
Previously. On September 21, as part of the exchange of prisoners of war with russia, the Ukrainian authorities managed to free 215 servicemen, including the commanders of the defence forces of Mariupol and the Azovstal plant. The captives were exchanged for putin's godfather, pro-Kremlin oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk and 55 russian soldiers.