Despite Russia’s repeated denials, they were responsible for anything. Massacre in BochaOutside of Kyiv, Russian military vehicles and forces were spotted near civilian bodies on Bocha Street, the new drone video was obtained exclusively through CNN shows.
CNN has verified the geographical location of the videos, which were taken by drones on March 12 and 13.
The video shows a Russian military vehicle sitting at an intersection since March 13. CNN has identified three objects in the video – just below the military vehicle – the same bodies seen in the April 1 video and images taken March 18 by Satellite Mixer Technologies.
An additional March 13 drone video shows another Russian military vehicle traveling further down the road in the direction of the bodies.
In the March 12 video, several Russian soldiers are seen around a military vehicle parked outside a house, just below the bodies. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
CNN asked the Russian Defense Ministry for comment but received no immediate response.
International outrage: Russian officials – Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov – have repeatedly claimed that videos and satellite images showing the bodies in Bocha are fake.
The drone video is the first evidence to emerge from Bocha showing Russian vehicles and soldiers working on the road, where bodies were found by Ukrainian forces during the April 1 recapture of the town.
The images released by Bocha after the retreat of Russian forces have drawn outrage from the international community. It also provoked some leaders, including US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron, to declare the atrocities in Boucha a war crime.