The prosecutor's office is investigating 26,000 cases of suspected war crimes

The prosecutor’s office is investigating 26,000 cases of suspected war crimes

He writes about it Reuters with reference to the words of Yuriy Bilousov, head of the War Crimes Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office.

“Ukraine is investigating almost 26,000 cases of suspected war crimes committed after Russia’s February 24 invasion, and has charged 135 people,” the report said.

According to Bilousov, among the accused, about 15 people are in custody in Ukraine, and the remaining 120 remain at large. 13 cases were referred to the court and seven verdicts were handed down.

  • On August 4, the prosecutor’s office began proceedings regarding the forcible removal of people from the temporarily occupied village of Kozacha Lopan in Kharkiv Oblast to Russia.
  • On August 5, at the request of the prosecutors of the Kharkiv regional prosecutor’s office, the court imposed an arrest on the corporate rights of 9 business entities of the Kharkiv region, the founders of which are citizens of the Russian Federation, for a total amount of over UAH 40 million.
  • On August 6, law enforcement officers opened criminal proceedings due to the shelling by Russian troops of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant.

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