In a Ukrainian forest, Russian retreat means digging up the dead

In a Ukrainian forest, Russian retreat means digging up the dead

IZYUM, Ukraine — A stench of death hangs over a small forest in northeastern Ukraine. Already, hundreds of bodies have been recovered, including those of children, say Ukrainian forensic technicians here. Here in Izyum, one of 20 towns liberated in Ukraine’s recent surprise counteroffensive, investigators are struggling to count the bodies found under the forest …

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