Contents tagged with Ilovaisk

  • Kyiv files lawsuit against pro-Russian militants for executing Ukrainian soldiers in Donbas

    The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine (GPU) has informed the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague about the summary execution of nine Ukrainian soldiers who were captured by Russian occupation forces during the battles of Ilovaisk and Debaltseve.

    “The notice essentially consists of the facts of the extrajudicial executions of nine soldiers from the Armed Forces of Ukraine by members of the pro-Russian organized group Cossack Union Don Army Region …

  • Sentsov: All significant battles in Donbas were fought by Russian army

    Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker who until recently was imprisoned in Russia, has described his conversations with militants from Russia and from the Donetsk People’s Republic while in prison. They did not hide the fact that, from the very start of the aggression, all of the fighting against the Armed Forces of Ukraine was done by the Russian Army. Regular Russian troops prepared for the annexation of Crimea, Novaya Gazeta reports.

    According to Sentsov, he met a soldier from Russia’s GRU in …

  • International Criminal Court takes on Illovaisk tragedy

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague is analyzing information on whether the department has the right to investigate the death of Ukrainian soldiers in Illovaisk in 2014, Ukrainian Ambassador to the Netherlands Vsevolod Chentsov reported, as cited by UNIAN.

    According to the diplomat, the investigation procedure for the ICC is “slightly different from the national procedure”.

    “Officially the prosecutor’s service of the ICC has initiated a procedure to make a preliminary inquiry …