Russian war crimes in Ukraine: what is the current status of investigations? UkraineWorld spoke to Yevhen Zakharov, Director of Kharkiv Human Rights Group.
Key points in this post, #UkraineWorldAnalysis
1. On the current status of investigation into Russian war crimes in Ukraine
-the Russian missile attack on the Kramatorsk railway station on April 8, which resulted in 61 civilians killed and 121 wounded;
-the Russian airstrike on Mariupol drama theater on March 16, which allegedly resulted in 600 civilians killed;
-mass murders of civilians by Russian soldiers in the occupied territories. In Kyiv Oblast alone, 1,346 civilians have been murdered, according to
the current estimates;
-the Russian missile attack on the Kremenchuk shopping center on June 27, which resulted in 22 civilians killed and 64 wounded;
-the Russian airstrike on Mariupol maternity hospital on March 9, which resulted in 3 civilians killed and 17 wounded;
-other Russian war crimes which resulted in the high death toll among civilians.
2. On the character of Russian war crimes in Ukraine
3. International cooperation for investigation of Russian war crimes
4. On the possibility of bringing Russian war criminals to justice for war crimes in Ukraine
This material was prepared with financial support from the International Renaissance Foundation.