The Prosecutor of the international criminal court (ICC) in the Hague made a decision to examine events in Ukraine After February 2014, Following acceptance by Kiev of its jurisdiction in the investigation of possible crimes from the 20th of February 2014, according to a communiqu? of the court.
Ukraine on 17 April 2014 and 8 September 2015 at the ICC filed two declarations recognizing its jurisdiction initially in the investigation of crimes, according to one version, which took place in Ukraine from 21 November 2013 to 22 February 2014, and then, extending this period for a long time - the second message concerns the events that occurred from 20 February 2014, without the orders end date.
As previously reported by the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, the international criminal court during the investigation of crimes against Ukrainian people will send to Ukraine its mission.
"After the second statement, submitted by the government of Ukraine on 8 September, and Considering its legal implications, as well as the interconnected nature of events in Ukraine, the public Prosecutor, respectively, decided to lengthen the time frame of the preliminary examination to include any iniquity, according to one version, which took place in Ukraine since 20 February 2014 ", - is reported in the communiqu? of the ICC.
Thus the court indicates that " the decision to make wider time frame preliminary examination of the situation will not affect the ability of the Prosecutor to draw the appropriate conclusions regarding the specific conduct or specific events during a certain period ".
according to the results of preliminary examination of the situation the Prosecutor of the court, under the Rome Statute, adopts the conclusion about the beginning of the investigation. However, he considers questions about popadenii facts under the jurisdiction of the court on the admissibility of the case and the interests of justice In the investigation of crimes.