Shocking before and after photos of Ukrainian man captured by Russia

February 15, 2024

Ukrainian Volodymyr Tsema-Bursov, before and after spending 20 months imprisoned by Russia (Pictures: Newsflash)Horrifying before and after photos show how a Ukrainian soldier held prisoner by Russia was starved during his 20 month capture. Volodymyr, who is 1.91 metres (6.2 feet) tall, lost nearly half his body weight and now weighs just 57 kilogrammes (125 lbs). His ‘after’ photos could be mistaken for pictures taken at a World War II Nazi death camp. Volodymyr was serving with Ukraine’s 56th Separate Motorised Infantry Brigade when he was captured on April 12, 2022. Volodymyr before being held by Russia ({Picture: Newsflash)Volodymyr was reportedly tortured while in captivity (Picture: Newsflash)Volodymyr said: ‘Now I am being treated in one of the medical facilities in the Poltava region.