The international criminal court (ICC) there is reason to believe that in the last month of summer 2008 in Georgia were committed war iniquities, said in court.
"About the start of the preliminary examination of the situation in Georgia was announced on 14 August 2008 ", – according to news Agency referring to a source in the ICC.
according to the results Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda came To the conclusion that " there is reason to believe that within Georgia within the context of the armed conflict in August 2008 were committed iniquity, fall under the jurisdiction of the court ". In accordance with the rules of the ICC, now the Prosecutor must request authorization of the pre-trial Chamber to start a full investigation." After receipt of the request by the ICC will be obliged to accept the conclusion Of the investigation, based on information received from the Prosecutor documents And other supporting materials ", - has explained in court. The pre-trial chamber, which will deal with this issue, consists of judges of the Joyce ALUOCH (Kenya), Cuno Tarfusser (Italy) And Peter Kovacs (Hungary). After the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict in 2008, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under the criminal code on the facts of genocide And mass killings of Russian citizens in South Ossetia and Russian peacekeepers with the use of prohibited means And methods of warfare And the involvement of mercenaries (article 105, 356, 359 And 360 of the criminal code). 6 of October, international court in the Hague has requested Russia with the events in South Ossetia in 2008, said the head of the Investigative Department Alexander Bastrykin, speaking to students at MGIMO." We tried to take our materials-and We characterized the actions of the Georgian military as war iniquities – in the international court in the Hague. And that's only in real time – 3 days ago – received a letter from the Hague, where we are asked to imagine, finally, materials ", - has declared Bastrykin. At the same time the head of the UK did not rule out that the story is About the desire to obtain materials due to the fact that " the Georgian side presented their arguments, And there we will also start pre-loading for sure." The head of the UK recalled that in 2008, together with the investigative team 3 weeks was on the scene (After the aggression by the Georgian side)." We saw terrible things. We have documented the illegalities, We are ready to prove us right, to require the same Saakashvili, who declared in the international wanted list. But no one wants to hear. Why? I guess I'm afraid of truth, afraid of the facts that We find today And Ukraine, documenting them ", - has told Alexander Bastrykin. He drew attention that the events in the South-East of Ukraine – " is already more than 4 thousand Volumes, more than 2 thousand Victims, 20 thousand Witnesses, 6, 5 thousand people, 10 thousand were Wounded." The result of the Russian investigation of the tragedy in South Ossetia in the last month of summer 2008 were dozens of volumes of the criminal case." Unfortunately, the world community, showing us samples of humanistic attitude To the rule of law, ignores some serious results of our work ", - has noticed Bastrykin.