Russia accuses Ukraine of taking Indian students hostage, said – using it as a shield
New Delhi : Russia has accused Ukraine (Russia Ukraine War) of taking students hostage. Russia alleges that students are being used as human shields by Ukrainian security forces.
new Delhi. Russia has accused Ukraine (Russia Ukraine War) of taking students hostage. Russia alleges that students are being used as human shields by Ukrainian security forces. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the phone. The issues of evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine were discussed between the two leaders.
Following this, the Russian Embassy in India tweeted saying that according to the latest information these students have actually been taken hostage by Ukrainian security forces. They use the students as human shields and in every possible way prevent them from going to Russia. The responsibility in this matter lies entirely with the authorities of Kyiv. In fact they are being held as hostages and offered to leave the territory of Ukraine through the Ukrainian-Polish border. He offered to pass through the area where active hostilities are taking place.
Russian army to evacuate Indian students from Kharkov-
The Russian Embassy said that according to our information, Ukrainian authorities have forcibly kept a large group of Indian students in Kharkov, those students want to leave Ukrainian territory and go to Belgorod. The leaders (Modi and Putin) agreed to continue close cooperation to ensure the safety of Indian citizens in Ukraine. Vladimir Putin insisted that all necessary instructions were given. The Russian army was doing everything possible to ensure the safe evacuation of Indian civilians from the war zone and their return to their homeland.
Russia is making efforts for the immediate evacuation of a group of Indian students from Kharkov. The Russian Armed Forces are ready to take all necessary measures for the safe evacuation of Indian citizens. They will be sent home from Russian territory with their military transport planes or Indian planes.