NOVYI BYKIV, Ukraine — The Russian soldier who called on people outside to shoot them must have had a change of heart, Maksym Didyk recalled.
After nearly two weeks of beatings, the thought of dying was no longer so terrifying, he later said. He was ready. But the bullet he thought was meant for him whizzed past his ear and hit the ground where he was kneeling.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-russian-forces-retreated-mock-executions-and-beatings-increased-in-ukraine-11653557401 As Russian Forces Retreated, Mock Executions and Beatings Increased in Ukraine