Tortures in Donbas: Ukraine prosecutors identify about 600 victims

00:50, 26 May 2020
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Donbas terrorists torture Ukrainian civilians / Photo from a media outlet controlled by 'DPR'/'LPR'

"The prosecutor's office in Luhansk region provides procedural guidance in more than 6,000 criminal cases related to offenses committed by illegal armed formations being controlled by Russia's occupying administration," Luhansk region's prosecutor, Oleksiy Liashenko, said, according to Radio Liberty's Ukrainian Service.

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According to him, all the information is included in the register of victims of crimes committed amid Russia's armed aggression against Ukraine.

"To systematize and accumulate data on victims of crime from individuals and legal entities, the prosecutor's office has launched a respective register," he said.

Also, according to him, at present, information on more than 4,200 victims of criminal offenses related to the armed aggression of Russia against Ukraine is included in the register of pretrial investigations.

As UNIAN reported, 44 civilians have fallen victim to hostilities in Donbas since the beginning of the year, according to the OSCE.

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