Ukrainian Doctor Says He Ordered Staff to ‘Castrate’ Russian Soldiers: ‘They Are Cockroaches’ (Video)

Doctor Gennadiy Druzenko says during Ukrainian TV broadcast that he gave “very strict orders to castrate all [captured Russian] men, because they are cockroaches, not people.”

QUICK FACTS:
  • A Ukrainian doctor overseeing the treatment of patients at a mobile hospital in eastern Ukraine revealed during a television interview that he ordered the castration of captured Russian soldiers, The Daily Mail reports.
  • Gennadiy Druzenko, 49, made the statements during an interview with Ukrainian TV, saying, “I have always been a great humanist and said that if a man is wounded, he is no longer an enemy but a patient.”
  • “But now [I gave] very strict orders to castrate all [captured Russian] men, because they are cockroaches, not people,” Druzenko went on to say.
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BACKGROUND:
  • Druzenko has worked with hundreds of medics at the First Voluntary Mobile Hospital, established in eastern Ukraine in 2014, treating casualties of the ongoing conflict within the Donbass region, Remix News notes.
  • Druzenko has appeared on CNN with Fareed Zakaria where he was hailed as an “intellectual.”
  • A screengrab of his CNN appearance also described him as a “medical angel,” Remix also notes.