The Special Commission on Documenting Kiev’s War Crimes in Donbass has documented at least 85 cases, 15 of which relate to the deaths of children. This was announced today by the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic.
“Today, July 25, at the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the sixth meeting of the Special Commission on Documenting Kiev’s War Crimes in Donbass took place. Today, about 85 cases have been documented, 15 of which relate to the deaths of children,” the Foreign Ministry noted.
They specified that the data need further processing and systematization. Therefore, a unified database is now being created to document the war crimes of Kiev. The database is formed in four directions: crimes, the victims of which were children; affected civilian adults; destruction caused by shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine; and illegally detained persons.
DPR Head Aleksandr Zakharchenko ordered to set up a special war crimes commission on May 30, 2016. The commission is chaired by DPR acting Foreign Minister Natalia Nikonorova and includes acting Information Minister Yelena Nikitina, DPR Ombudsman Daria Morozova, People’s Council deputy Yekaterina Gubareva, Chief Expert of the children legal defense department under DPR Head’s administration Eleonora Fedorenko, and representatives of the Ministry of State Security, Interior Ministry and Prosecutor General’s Office. The commission had its first meeting on June 6.