The occupiers committed about a quarter of recorded war crimes in Ukraine in the Kharkiv region, spokesperson for the Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office, Dmytro Chubenko, reported during a national telethon.

Currently, more than 11,000 criminal proceedings have been initiated under the crime of violating the laws and customs of war. The majority of cases relate to the shelling of the city and Kharkiv Oblast. Chubenko also mentioned the theft of property, kidnapping, and seizure of agricultural machinery and products. There were also cases of torture, murder, and rape.

According to a Prosecutor’s Office spokesperson, certain suspects have already been sentenced by the court. Their fate is to serve their sentences, but if they are exchanged for Ukrainian military personnel, then the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office is no longer in charge.

Recall, the New York Times informed with reference to its own unnamed sources that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is preparing to open two cases of war crimes committed by the Russian Federation in Ukraine:

  • In connection with the abduction of Ukrainian children;
  • Russia’s deliberate attacks against Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure.

Gwara Media continues to deanonymize Russian Federation servicemen and identify another military unit probably involved in the destruction and war crimes in Kharkiv Oblast:

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