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Captured russian pilot confesses to killing a civilian.


Chernihiv region

Aleksandr Krasnoiartsev, a captured pilot of a Russian Su-34 jet, confessed to killing a civilian who was chasing him after the soldier ejected from the jet shot down by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Russian pilot was shot down on 5 March. Upon landing, the navigator died. The pilot landed on the roof of a residential building.

He heard the locals yelling for him to get out. He decided to hide in a neighbouring yard in a barn. According to him, he shot several times at an unarmed resident with a Makarov pistol.

Victims: 1 person

Source: Chernihiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office



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