Investigators continue to document the afteractions of the shelling in Kirovsky raion, Donetsk


Within the criminal investigation, the Investigators of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation conduct an inspection of Kirovsky raion, the Donetsk city.

According to the investigation, the Commanders of the 54th separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine ordered their subordinated soldiers to shell Kirovsky raion of Donetsk with 152 mm rockets. They breached the requirements of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons dated 08/12/1949 and its Additional Protocol, which ban the use of weapons if this could cause excessive loss of life or injury among civilians.

A criminal case has been launched against servicemen of the 54th separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the crime prescribed in Part 1, Article 356 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (ill-treatment of the civilian population, the use of banned means and methods of warfare).

Investigation continues.

10 August 2022 16:24

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