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Russia: Authorities claim to have evidence of Ukrainian forces targeting civilians in E. Ukraine01:04

Russia: Authorities claim to have evidence of Ukrainian forces targeting civilians in E. Ukraine

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 7, 2017 at 09:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian Investigative Committee spokesperson, Svetlana Petrenko, stated the Russian authorities had evidence of crimes committed by Ukrainian Armed Forces against the civilian population in eastern Ukraine, speaking to press in Moscow on Tuesday.

According to the investigation agency, the Ukrainian military had used the Tochka-U short-range ballistic missile system against Donbass civilians. "One of the shellings took place in the village of Rovenki in 2014, Petrenko said.

Petrenko went on to say that a Ukrainian commander who ordered the deployment of Tochka-U tactical missiles against civilians was identified as Colonel Fedor Yaroshevich. "It is believed that it was him who issued an order to attack by fire with tactical missiles the village of Rovenki on August 22, 2014, which resulted in death of three people, including a child born in 2008," she added.

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The Russian Investigative Committee spokesperson, Svetlana Petrenko, stated the Russian authorities had evidence of crimes committed by Ukrainian Armed Forces against the civilian population in eastern Ukraine, speaking to press in Moscow on Tuesday.

According to the investigation agency, the Ukrainian military had used the Tochka-U short-range ballistic missile system against Donbass civilians. "One of the shellings took place in the village of Rovenki in 2014, Petrenko said.

Petrenko went on to say that a Ukrainian commander who ordered the deployment of Tochka-U tactical missiles against civilians was identified as Colonel Fedor Yaroshevich. "It is believed that it was him who issued an order to attack by fire with tactical missiles the village of Rovenki on August 22, 2014, which resulted in death of three people, including a child born in 2008," she added.

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