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Ukraine’s human rights commissioner receives report on military crimes of Ukrainian forces

March 18, 2015, 9:58 UTC+3 GENEVA

The report was prepared by Russia's human rights organizations

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GENEVA, March 18. /TASS/. A report entitled "Military crimes of Ukrainian forces: tortures and inhuman treatment" prepared by Russian non-governmental organizations has been given to Verkhovna Rada’a Commissioner for Human Rights Valerya Lutkovskaya, director of Moscow Bureau oh Human Rights, member of Russia’s Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights Alexander Brod told TASS on Wednesday.

"Director of Fund for Researching Democracy Problems Maxim Grigoryev handed a report on tortures to Valerya Lutkovskaya on Tuesday. She said: ‘We will study it, read it.’ [She] said she had many materials [to study], but promised to pay attention to this [report on tortures]," Brod said.

The report on human rights violations in Donbas was presented in Geneva on March 16 in the framework of the session of the UN Human Rights Council. The 140-page reports includes testimonies of torture victims. Evidence was collected in the period from August 25, 2014 to January 20, 2015. The document is based on testimonies of about 200 people.

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