Three militants sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of 16-year-old Ukrainian

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Three militants have been sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for killing Stepan Chubenko, a 16-year-old teenager from Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, the press service of the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office has reported. 

"Three fighters of the terrorist organization 'DPR' were sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for the killing of a 16-year-old resident of Kramatorsk, Stepan Chubenko," the statement reads.

It notes that such a ruling was issued by the Dzerzhynsky City Court.

In addition, each of the convicts is obliged to pay UAH 1 million to the mother of the deceased teenager.

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