A wrecked vehicle is seen on a highway on March 31, 2022 in Malaya Rohan, Ukraine.
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- Russian troops sell goods stolen from Ukrainians, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said.
- They “organized a specialized bazaar” in a small town in Belarus, officials said.
- They are selling profits by “looting and robbing civilians in Ukraine,” the defense ministry said.
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Russian troops have opened a market in Belarus to sell goods they stole from Ukrainians during the invasion, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said.
The Defense Ministry said the Russians sell “washing machines and dishwashers, refrigerators, precious jewelry, cars, bicycles, motorcycles, plates, blankets, works of art, children’s toys, cosmetics.”
“That is all that the Russians have achieved by plundering and robbing civilians in Ukraine,” the ministry said in a statement. Facebook post on Saturday, adding that the Russians “arranged a specialized bazaar” in the small Belarusian town of Naroulia.
The Ministry of Defense said that a Russian “pillar of trucks with different characteristics – industrial goods and household items” is currently moving from the Ukrainian city of Buryn towards the Russian border.
Meanwhile, in the Belarusian city of Mozir, “Russian troops are emptying packages of items obtained by looting” from Russian military vehicles, the ministry said.
“We believe this is a repositioning, not a real withdrawal, and that we should all be prepared to look at a major offensive against other areas of Ukraine,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said.
Russian troops try to sell looted Ukrainian goods in Belarus, Ukrainian Defense Ministry says
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