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Thursday, March 22, 2018

RCDS filed a case of genocide-speaking population in the Donbass

The investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) opened two more criminal cases because of the ongoing in the Donbass region of military conflict – this time on charges of genocide-speaking population of the region and prohibited methods of warfare.

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As said on Thursday the official representative of Department Vladimir Markin according to the article “Application of prohibited means and methods of warfare” a suspected commander of the 14th mechanized brigade of the armed forces, Colonel Alexander Jakun, reports “Interfax”.

“There is a criminal case on the fact of genocide of a national group of Russian-speaking individuals, including minors, residing in the territory of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic”, – said the Agency.

According to the CCJ in April of this year Jakun initiated artillery fire from heavy weapons a checkpoint of Donetsk people’s Republic “Elenovka”, intended for the admission of civilians and transport. The result was four people dead and several more injured.

Also initiated proceedings against both former and incumbent officials of the Ministry of defense and machardie of Ukraine.

The list includes defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, chief of staff of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko, the former commander of the land troops Anatoly pushnyakov, the acting commander of the land forces Serhiy Popko, commander of the national guard Yuriy Alleron.

In SKR have informed that from January to August 2016, they gave criminal orders, resulting in the Donbass killed civilians and destroyed civilian infrastructure.

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