On the same night, Russia announced that it would soon evacuate all diplomatic staff from Ukraine, social media video verified by The Times’s Visual investigation team shows men burning documents and loading boxes into cars at the Russian consulate in Odessa.
The videos, posted by two accounts on the messaging service Telegram and filmed around Tuesday night, show piles of documents and possibly other items burning in a courtyard within its walls. consulate.
Other video posted on Twitter of a freelance photojournalist, Ethan Swope, appeared to show flickering lights from a fire in the backyard of the Russian embassy in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, and smoke rising from the courtyard.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/22/world/europe/videos-show-burning-of-documents-in-a-russian-consulate-in-ukraine.html The video shows the burning of documents in the Russian consulate in Ukraine.