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MOSCOW, April 15. /TASS/. The first trials of Kiev law enforcers accused of war crimes will begin in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) before the end of April, DPR human rights ombudsperson Daria Morozova said on Wednesday.
"Currently, there are Ukrainian law enforcers on the territory of the DPR against whom criminal proceedings have been opened. They will be put on trial in accordance with the republic’s laws. The first trials will start soon, before the end of April," the Donetsk news agency quotes Morozova as saying.
Morozova added that the law enforcement officers had been detained by due process of law on suspicion of committing criminal offences, noting that "this practice was similar to the one used by the Ukrainian authorities."
Meanwhile, chairman of the DPR Supreme Court Eduard Yakubovsky said that the military field courts in the republic would start work by the beginning of this summer.