Ukrainian border guards, who were captured by the Russians soldiers while defending a small Isle in the Black Sea swore to soldiers rather than surrender.
The 13 guards defending Zmiinyi (Serpent) Island were among the 137 civilians and military personnel kill in Thursday’s attacks, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
In an audio clip shared onlinea soldier of a Russian military on can hear the ship telling the Ukrainian guards to “lie down down your arms immediately to avoid bloodshed and wrongful death”, adding “otherwise you will be bombarded”.
After a brief discussion among themselves, the guards respond by saying, “Russian warship, fuck you.”
Ukraine lost contact with his forces defending the island on On Thursday, after Russia carried out strikes from the air and the sea, officials in Kyiv noted.
The record of the exchange between Ukrainian and Russian forces was broadcast by a Ukrainian official and the media Ukrainskaya Pravda exit.
Interior minister Anton Herashchenko shared the clip on his Facebook page and said a Russian ship fired artillery missiles after border guards refused to surrender.
President Zelenskyy confirmed that all border guards on Zmiinyi Island in Odessa region had been killed on Thusday.
In a video address, he also said that Russia was claiming that it was only attacking military the targets were false and civilian sites had also been hit.
Russian forces launched a full-climb invasion in the beginning hours of Thursday, which is considered Moscow’s most aggressive action since the Soviet Union invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.
At the end of day, Ukrainian government said 137 civilians and military personnel had been killed.