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Russian torture chamber with bucket of teeth has been discovered in Ukraine

Emma Guinness

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Russian torture chamber with bucket of teeth has been discovered in Ukraine

Featured Image Credit: Kharkiv Police

Ukrainian officials have revealed the grim discovery of human teeth within a Russian torture chamber.

The horrifying find was made in the newly-liberated town of Pisky-Rad'kivs'ki and contained teeth extracted for their gold as well as caps and dentures - footage and pictures of which were posted to social media yesterday (4 October).

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Officials have claimed that the teeth were removed as a form of torture at the site in northern Ukraine, which is located around 15 miles east from Izyum.

A gas mask was also discovered alongside evidence that it was used to force the wearer to inhale acrid smoke.

There was also a dildo in the chamber.

As reported by the Daily Mail, people who live in the area have alleged that some of those captured were buried alive by Russian forces.

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Russian soldiers removed teeth from Ukrainians as a form of torture. Credit: Kharkiv Police
Russian soldiers removed teeth from Ukrainians as a form of torture. Credit: Kharkiv Police

Serhii Bolvinov, the chief investigator in the region of Kharkiv, revealed the latest grim torture location and said: "Neighbours constantly heard screams from here. Investigators found a terrible torture chamber in the village. 

"Police have been made aware of the torture of being buried alive and the use of a gas mask with a smouldering rag. 

"A dildo and a box with torn dentures were also found in the torture chamber."

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Captured Ukrainians were forced to inhale acrid smoke. Credit: Kharkiv Police
Captured Ukrainians were forced to inhale acrid smoke. Credit: Kharkiv Police

Sadly, this is just one of several horrific discoveries since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, and allegations of war crimes have been persistent.

The levels of pain and death inflicted by Russian forces have been so extreme that mass graves have been discovered in Bucha, Irpin and Izyum.

Corpses have also been found within the torture chambers themselves - some of which were discovered with their hands tied and bullet wounds to their knees and heads.

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A dildo was even found in the torture chamber. Credit: Facebook / Сергій Болвінов
A dildo was even found in the torture chamber. Credit: Facebook / Сергій Болвінов

According to survivor reports, the torture could take place for weeks and saw captured Ukrainians questioned in a bid to obtain the names of people associated with the military and government.

News of the torture chambers comes as Russia is facing setbacks in the war on the ground, but the country's president, Vladimir Putin, has threatened to escalate the conflict - potentially to a nuclear level - by using 'all the means at our disposal' to win.

Following these threats, the former CIA director, David Petraeus, said that the US and its allies would destroy the Russia's remaining army and black fleet if they are acted upon, as reported by the Guardian.

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Mass graves have been discovered following the liberation of Ukrainian towns. Credit: PA / Depo Photos / ABACA
Mass graves have been discovered following the liberation of Ukrainian towns. Credit: PA / Depo Photos / ABACA

Petraeus said on Sunday (2 October) that the use of nuclear weapons would bring NATO into the conflict as the radiation from the fallout would affect member countries.

"It can still get worse for Putin and for Russia. And even the use of tactical nuclear weapons on the battlefield won't change this at all," he said.

If you would like to donate to the Red Cross Emergency Appeal, which will help provide food, medicines and basic medical supplies, shelter and water to those in Ukraine, click here for more information 

Topics: News

Emma Guinness
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