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MOSCOW, May 30. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Investigative Committee has opened a criminal case over instances of banned methods and tactics used by unidentified servicemen of the Ukrainian armed forces, the National Guard and militants of the ultranationalist Right Sector movement in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics, the committee’s spokesman Vladimir Markin told ITAR-TASS on Friday.
“Russia’s Investigative Committee has instituted a criminal case against unidentified servicemen of the Ukrainian armed forces, the National Guard and the Right Sector on charges of shelling the cities of Sloviansk, Kramatorsk, Donetsk, Mariupol and other localities around Donetsk and Luhansk and envisaged by Article 356, Part 1 of the Russian Criminal Code (use of banned methods and tactics of war),” he said.