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They have been found lying face down in the street, hidden under sheets, wrapped in black plastic and tossed in mass graves.
Some bodies have been burned, others bear signs of torture. Gunshot wounds to the head and hands bound behind the back speak of deliberate executions.
While the war raged on the outskirts of Kyiv for weeks, little was known about what became of those civilians trapped behind the Russian lines.
But after Russian soldiers swiftly aborted their attempt to take the capital, an unimaginably grim picture of their bloody occupation has slowly emerged.
Piled in cellars, hastily buried, or left where they fell, corpses have been found in their hundreds in numerous locations in Kyiv suburbs.
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