Chairman of the IC of Russia Instructs to Establish Circumstances of Mass Murder of Civilians in LPR

The Chairman of the Investigative Committee instructed the Main Investigative Department of the IC of Russia to investigate the circumstances of the mass murder of civilians in the Lugansk People's Republic.

During the offensive in the Popasnaya direction, units of the People's Militia of the LPR found places of mass murder of civilians near the railway. According to the People's Militia, the retreating Ukrainian troops drove people out of the basements and used them as human shields, and those who resisted or tried to escape were shot.

Chairman of the Investigative Committee A. I. Bastrykin instructed the investigators to collect and document the evidence and to identify all persons involved in the deed in order to subsequently bring them to justice.