Prosecutor General's Office investigating 1,720 criminal cases over Russian aggression

Prosecutor General's Office investigating 1,720 criminal cases over Russian aggression

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Since the beginning of the war, the Prosecutor General's Office has registered 1,720 crimes of aggression and war crimes and 1,137 crimes against national security.

As the Prosecutor General's Office informs, 1,720 crimes of aggression and war crimes have been registered since the beginning of the war, including 1,672 cases over violation of the laws and customs of war (Article 438 of the Criminal Code), 28 – plotting, preparing, or initiating and waging an aggressive war (Article 437 of the Criminal Code). There are also cases over the propaganda of war initiated under Article 436 of the Criminal Code, and 16 cases opened under other articles.

In addition, 1,137 crimes against national security have been registered since February 24. Of these, 827 – over encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine (Article 110 of the Criminal Code), 224 – high treason (Article 111 of the Criminal Code), 43 – sabotage (Article 113 of the Criminal Code), and others.

Moreover, the Prosecutor General's Office has brought charges against 68 people among the military-political leadership of the Russian Federation, including ministers, MPs, military command members, officials, law enforcement officials, instigators of war, and Kremlin propagandists.

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