Russia has accused Ukraine of poisoning hundreds of Russian troops stationed in the southeastern region of Zaporizhzhia.
According to a foreign news agency, an adviser to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine has responded to the Russian statement and said that Russia provided its soldiers with unhealthy food, which made them sick.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, on July 31, a number of soldiers were transferred to a military hospital in critical condition. Through tests, the poisonous substance ‘botulinum toxin type B’ was found in their bodies.
Russia said that the poisoning of the troops was authorized by Ukrainian President Zelensky.
It should be noted that the tension between Russia and Ukraine has been maintained for some time, Russia has gained control over several important areas of Ukraine through military force.