'Yes, I killed....': Russian soldier pleads guilty at Ukraine 'War Crime' trials

The first Russian soldier facing war crime trial in Ukraine has pleaded guilty in Kyiv District Court. In a stunning confession, 21-year-old sergeant Vadim Shishimarin admitted killing a 62-year-old civilian in northeast Ukraine in the first days of the Kremlin's offensive. The Russian soldier claims he killed the civilian on his commander's order. Sergeant added that they feared the civilian will reveal their position to the Ukrainian army. The 21-year-old if convicted will face life imprisonment. Remember, this is just the beginning of war crime trials in Ukraine.

 
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