More than 1,200 war crime cases registered in Kyiv region

More than 1,200 war crime cases registered in Kyiv region

In Kyiv region alone, the law enforcement officers have already registered more than 1,200 war crime cases.

"If we talk about looters, criminal cases have been opened, and they are also registered as war crimes. In Kyiv region alone, we have registered more than 1,200 war crime cases. They concern looting and the crimes committed by orcs in our territories," Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Denys Monastyrsky said on the air of Ukrainian TV channels, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

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Speaking about the crimes of Russian troops recorded in the already liberated territories, Monastyrsky noted that "the investigators of the National Police, the Security Service, and the prosecutor's office already work together to establish, record evidence and identify those who could have committed these crimes."

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"Those who were taken prisoner are identified and filtered by the Security Service of Ukraine and the Military Law Enforcement Service. After that, they will be transferred to the Ministry of Justice – to the institutions where they will be held and interrogated," the minister said.

On February 24, Russian president Putin started a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russian troops shell and destroy key infrastructure; missiles hit residential buildings.


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