Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has made the initiative to all residents of Donbass, which in the end of the special operation of the Ukrainian security forces were left homeless, to claim damages from Russia. He also promised them the assistance of the government in the preparation of such lawsuits.
in April of last year the Ukrainian authorities began in the Donbass force special 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. Kiev States that are engaged in hostilities in the Donbass against the Russian military. Moscow has stated many times that troops of the Russian Federation was not there and no, Russia is not a party to the Ukrainian conflict and does not help the militia.
during his visit to Kharkiv Yatsenyuk visited a local centre to provide free secondary legal aid, where it starts a pilot project for assistance to the time displaced persons, which, according to him, in Ukraine there are more than 1, 3 million.
"We are launching a new initiative, which is that at the time the displaced persons, which in the end Russian aggression have lost homes, jobs, property, have the opportunity to submit on the Russian Federation to the European court of human rights or a national court and claim compensation for losses caused by Russia in relation to every family, to every citizen ", - quotes Yatsenyuk's press service.
before the Council of state security and defense of Ukraine has ordered the Cabinet to start the procedure of filing a lawsuit in the Hague Tribunal accused of criminal acts against Ukrainians in the Donbass. 1st Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine Natalia Sevostyanova said that Ukraine has filed 3 ECHR claim against the Russian Federation. In her expressions, the first case against Russia Ukraine lodged with the ECHR in March 2014 in relation to the events in Crimea. The Ministry of justice of Ukraine said that Ukraine will be prepared and submitted against Russia another lawsuit in the court of violation of the agreement on human rights, which are not covered by the previous lawsuits.
last week it was announced that the obtained Public chamber of the Russian Federation received claims from damage in the South-East of Ukraine are currently being processed, in the autumn they will be sent to the ECHR. According to media reports, OP gathered 17 thousand lawsuits. Total payments on them have the opportunity to make up to 5 billion euros.