MOSCOW, June 21. /ITAR-TASS/. More than 1,000 residents of Ukraine’s embattled eastern regions have filed applications to Russian investigators for the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights, Russian Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said Saturday.
Markin told Itar-Tass that in the framework of a criminal case on the use of banned means and methods of warfare, murders, hindrance to the professional activity of journalists and abductions of people in eastern Ukraine, “over 40 investigators keep working with arrivers from Ukraine.”
He said the talk was about those people who “suffered from crimes and have currently arrived in the southern Russian Rostov Region, the Republic of Crimea, as well as the Belgorod, Voronezh, Bryansk, Kursk and some other regions.”
“As of now, a total of 2,400 eyewitnesses have been questioned, 1,470 people have been recognized injured persons, including 208 underage people. More than 1,000 people have submitted to Russian investigators applications for the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights,” Markin said.