First death sentence pronounced in "DPR"

19:30, 12 February 2016
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Militants from the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" have announced the first ever death penalty passed in a military tribunal, according to Russia’s RIA news agency.

"Such decisions are difficult to make. We already have verdicts to capital punishment. To date, there has been only one such verdict," said "acting chairman of the military tribunal" of the "DPR" Lyudmila Strateychuk, according to the report.

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