Vladimir Putin is losing thousands of troops every week as Ukrainian forces are putting up fierce resistance across the country and in the town Vuhledar the Russian leader has resorted to the “cruellest” of tactics.
Human Rights Watch have spoken out after thermite rain could be seen in horrific footage in the town of Vuhledar which is a key location.
To try and break the deadlock Moscow are using deadly thermite weapons which heats up to 2,400C which causes “immediate and lifelong human suffering.”
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Thermite can burn through concrete and steel as it has a mixture of metal power and metal oxide, which are used as indiscriminate weapons which hits wide areas and can be fired from ground based rocket launchers.
Ukrainian MP Roman Hryshchuk revealed the footage of the thermite on social media, saying “this is horrible.”
President Volodymyr Zelensky said, “A crime has been committed against Ukraine, and we demand just punishment.
— Alex Kokcharov (@AlexKokcharov) March 11, 2023
“The crime was committed against the lives of our people. The crime was committed against the dignity of our women and men.”
More than 150,000 residential buildings have been destroyed and over 66,000 criminal proceedings of war crimes have been registered by Russian troops.