KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s prosecutor common stated on Friday that her workplace was readying 41 struggle crimes circumstances towards Russian troopers.
“We’ve 41 suspects in circumstances with which we can be able to go to courtroom. All of them concern Article 438 of the (Ukrainian) legal code on struggle crimes, however several types of struggle crimes. There may be the bombing of civilian infrastructure, the killing of civilians, rape and looting,” Iryna Venediktova stated in a stay briefing on Ukrainian TV on Friday night.
It was not instantly clear how lots of the suspects can be tried in absentia.
Friday marked the primary struggle crime prosecution of a member of the Russian navy in Kyiv, as a 21-year-old Russian soldier went on trial for the killing of an unarmed Ukrainian civilian within the early days of the struggle.
Venediktova stated that two extra of the suspects, who’re bodily in Ukraine, are prone to face preliminary hearings subsequent week.