Two criminal cases were launched in the area of the Joint Forces Operation for terrorist acts on the facts of shelling in the city of Avdiyvka, Donetsk region, and Novozvanivka Popasnyansky district of Luhansk region, during January 15-16. The press service of the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine reports.
On this fact, criminal proceedings have been opened under Part 3 of Art. 258 (terrorist act committed repeatedly and by prior conspiracy, which led to the death of a person) of the Criminal Code. Punished by imprisonment for a term of 10 to 15 years or life imprisonment.
January 16 in the village Novozvanivka of Luhansk region from the direction of the occupied village Kalyniv began sniper fire. One military man was killed that day. Criminal proceedings are opened under the same article.
It is noted that during 2019-2020, due to the constant attacks of militants in the Donetsk region 519 military were injured, 101 died. In the Luhansk region injured 197, killed 31.
As we reported, As Minsk hosted another session of the Trilateral Contact Group, Ukraine and Russia discussed possible areas for further disengagement of troops and vehicles in Donbas. Ukraine insists on four sections, while the Russian side offers six.