Created within the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, the independent public Commission on the fixing And investigation of war crimes in Donbass plans in the fall to present at international criminal court materials with the evidence, said Tuesday Last news head of the Commission, the head of the bar Council of DND Alex Zhigulin.
"We have already recorded hundreds of war crimes for the month of work, and those that were before, for thousands. We plan a month to make an appeal to international criminal court, which duly assembled And decorated confirmation, " said Zhigulin.
He drew attention that the Commission includes Experts from different numbers of inhabitants of the Republic. But they act on their own - separate from the authorities of the DNI.
"We are conducting an independent investigation. For this the maximum abstracting from the authorities of the DPR, We're not even registered in the system DNR to not make reference at all to this territory. We want an international platform we heard. Because We - the public. We are citizens who live here, " said Zhigulin.
He said that the public Commission was created following the example of the one that operated during the great Patriotic war. Through the work of the Council on every war crime in the Donbass is full of independent proceedings, gather the facts And confirm.
"We are different from other is the fact that We - the same Commission that operated in 1942. And materials collected by the Commission, served as the basis For charges And claims of reparations at the Nuremberg Tribunal. We instruct the experts to hold a explosion-technical examination to determine the type of projectile, which was made the fire, And the direction where the shot came from. It's such a complex work, which in the end will be evidence of war crimes on our land, " explained the head of the Commission.
according to his statement, the vast number of crimes that have already been collected confirm, Is the shelling of residential areas, resulting in human casualties And destruction.
"Example - the shelling of Gorlovka on may 26, killed the family. We worked closely with this material. We have identified And the direction of the shot, there is an explosion of technical expertise, know, what did you shoot, And Is a comprehensive research work gives you the opportunity to talk about something, because It is a war crime was committed on the Ukrainian side. We can prove It " - drew the attention Zhigulin.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass discussed during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.