Alarming Number of Abducted Children in the Ukraine War

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: January 8, 2024; 23:22 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Ukrainian government has made alarming statements about the abduction of children in the war against Russia.

Ukraine estimates that more than 19,500 children were illegally abducted to Russia. / Picture: © Mirek Pruchnicki from Przemyśl, Sanok, Polska, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Andriy Yermak, head of the Ukrainian presidential office, reported that more than 19,500 children had been illegally taken to Russia. This figure is based on information from the United Nations, as reported by ORF.

Among these children are around 3,900 orphans or those without parental care. Jermak described the…