The prosecutor’s office opened criminal proceedings under the article of violation of the laws and customs of war
The prosecutor’s office initiated criminal proceedings under the article of violation of the laws and customs of war.
The Luhansk Regional Prosecutor’s Office has entered into the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations information on the fact of treachery committed by servicemen of the RF Armed Forces. Criminal proceedings have been initiated under the article of violation of the laws and customs of war. This is reported by the Office of the Attorney General.
According to the results of media monitoring, it became known that in the village of Makiivka, Lugansk region, the Russian military, simulating surrender to the military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, opened fire on Ukrainian defenders. Such acts are prohibited by international humanitarian law.
“In the course of the pre-trial investigation, measures will be taken to establish all the circumstances of this event, and a legal assessment will be given to all its participants,” the prosecutor’s office said.
Earlier, law enforcement officers detained a resident of Slavyansk, who was passing information about the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the Russian aggressors.
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