Russian investigative committee initiates criminal cases against Ukrainian militaries

The Russians accuse Armed Forces of Ukraine in fire attacks of Donbas
12:51, 14 August 2017

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The Investigative Committee of Russia initiated three criminal cases against the Ukrainian militaries on accusation of the using of the banned capabilities and methods of waging of war. The press service of the committee reported this.

Ukrainian militaries are accused of attacks on Staromykhailivka, Pervomaisk and Petrovsk region of Eastern Ukraine from the heavy weaponry.

'According to the investigation, the Ukrainian militaries executed the criminal orders of the superior officials from the Ministry of Defense and the National Guard of Ukraine on July 28, August 3, 4 and shelled the objects of the civil infrastructure that are not the military aims in Staromykhailivka (Donetsk Region), Pervomaisk (Luhansk Region) and Petrovsk region of Donetsk from the heavy weaponry. Four civilians got injured and the range of the residential houses was destroyed in the result of the attacks', the message said.

The investigators of Russia accuse the Armed Forces of Ukraine of the violation of the Protocol on cease-fire in the East and South of Ukraine, Memorandum and the points of the Convention on civilians' defense at the war and the Additional Protocol to it.

The Investigative Committee of Russia promises to identify the officials of the Ukrainian Armed Forces that are involved in the so-called crimes.


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