The General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine called trumped-up cases filed in the Russian Federation criminal case against the military leadership of Ukraine.
before the RF IC filed a case under paragraph "use of prohibited means and methods of warfare and genocide" regarding the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, chief of the General staff, the Ministry of defence of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Oleh Lyashko, the commander of Land forces military power of Ukraine Anatoly Pushnyakov, commander of the National guard of Ukraine Mykola Balan.
"this time the Russian investigators distract public attention from the Russian military presence within Ukraine and aggression against neighboring countries by fabricating criminal cases against the Ukrainian military of Directors is the Minister of defense and chief of General staff, unreasonably inkriminiruet them the use of prohibited means and methods of war, and even genocide ", - quotes "" the chief a press-the centre of the General staff Vladislav Seleznev.
The Ukrainian Authorities, as well as the US and EU before many times has accused Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military action 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 began more than 7, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them 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 conflict