Ukraine has accepted the jurisdiction of the international criminal court regarding crimes against humanity and war crimes committed since the beginning of armed conflict in the Southeast of the country, said Ukrainian foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.
"A historic moment. On behalf of the President I have today handed a message from the jurisdiction of the ICC. Ukraine recognizes the jurisdiction with respect to crimes against humanity and war crimes committed since the beginning of Russian aggression ", – wrote Klimkin in his own Twitter.
remember, in April of 2014 Ukraine has accepted the jurisdiction of the international criminal court regarding crimes committed in the country on 21 November 2013 to 22 February 2014. Along with this, in early August, the Russian Investigative Committee under the editorship of the head of Department Alexander Bastrykin has issued a "White paper crimes" committed in the South-East of Ukraine. Later the official representative SK of Russia Vladimir Markin also said that Russian investigators have actual confirmed through examinations confirm the use of the Ukrainian security forces modern analogues of phosphorous bombs. About 40 people are accused or suspects in criminal cases. July 23, Bastrykin said that allows the development of a future international Tribunal that following the example of former Yugoslavia, Kosovo or other countries will give a legal assessment to actions of military power of Ukraine in the Donbass. Public chamber of Russia and other human rights organizations have collected 17 thousand Lawsuits against Ukraine and have plans to submit them to the European court of human rights. In every lawsuit tells about the violation of the rights of one person or one family in the process of military action in Eastern Ukraine. On 13 July, the official representative of SK Vladimir Markin has informed that the Investigative Committee has collected more than 2, 5 thousand Volumes, confirming the use of the Ukrainian military " Jesuit methods of breaking the peace of the inhabitants." The investigative Committee is investigating 54 criminal cases on war crimes in the Donbass. As part of the investigation has already interviewed more than 100 thousand People, 20 thousand are Recognized as victims. From their testimony, it follows that the settlements of Donbass was periodically subjected to massive air raids from law enforcement bodies of Ukraine. This has led to the death of peaceful inhabitants, the destruction of residential areas, buildings, hospitals, schools and infrastructure.