Subsequently, the Russians contact the military and demand to arrive in the occupied territories in exchange for the safety of their relatives.
Occupiers kidnap relatives of the Ukrainian military, including children.
According to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense , cases of kidnapping of relatives of the Ukrainian military in the temporarily occupied territories are becoming systemic.
“Unfortunately, the databases of Ukrainian citizens fall into the hands of the Rashists when they seize administrative buildings or with the help of collaborators-traitors. Today, most of these cases are recorded in the temporarily occupied territories of Zaporozhye, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions. At the same time, they are kidnapped as adult relatives (in including women and the elderly) and children.
In particular, it has recently become known that the invaders took hostage several children of a Ukrainian soldier.