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Ukraine war: The key developments you need to know for Saturday

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1. Ukraine denounces POW execution callsUkrainian authorities have denounced Russian calls to "hang" or inflict a "humiliating death" on fighters from the Ukrainian Azov regiment, the day after a strike on a prison where some of them were being held that killed more than 50 prisoners of war. "There is no difference between Russian diplomats calling for the execution of Ukrainian prisoners of war and Russian troops doing so in Olenivka.

They are all complicit in these war crimes and must be held accountable," Ukrainian foreign ministry spokesperson Oleg Nikolenko wrote on Twitter.He was reacting to a tweet posted on Friday evening by the Russian Embassy in London, which Twitter flagged with a warning as having "breached rules on hateful conduct", but remains available to view as Twitter considers it "of interest to the public".Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the attack on the prison in Olenvika a "deliberate Russian war crime." Authorities in Ukraine believe that Russia carried out the attack to kill the prisoners of war and cover up evidence of torture, maltreatment and war crimes.

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