Chairman of the Russian IC Instructs to Investigate Circumstances of Deaths of Civilians in Donbass

According to the media reports, this morning, the Armed Forces of Ukraine attempted to attack the positions of the People's Militia of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic. According to preliminary data, there were civilian casualties. In addition, it was reported that as a result of the Ukrainian security forces' shelling of the settlement of Kominternovo direction, a civilian born in 1938 received a concussion, while several residential buildings were damaged.

Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin instructed the investigators of the Main Investigative Department of the IC to initiate criminal cases on these events, to conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation of all circumstances of the incident, and to record evidence of crimes perpetrated by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbass.