PGO sets up department to investigate crimes against humanity in occupied terrotories, - Chief Military Prosecutor Matios

Prosecutor General's Office investigators, probing into Russia's annexation of Crimea, have questioned a number of persons - former representatives of the National Security and Defense Council and the Cabinet of Ministers, who could influence the decision-making process at that time.

Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios said, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

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"The department for crimes against international law and humanity has been set up within the PGO. The only case it investigates covers the events which happened from February 24, 2014 until the conclusion of the first Minsk deal in September 2015," Matios said at a meeting of the Verkhovna Rada committee on national security and defense on Friday.

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At present, according to Matios, some members of the government and the NSDC have already been questioned, "as well as all those endowed with powers at that time, whose will, duties, and obligations were crucial in making certain management and executive high-level decisions."

He also said that Ukrainian courts had sanctioned the seizure of important documents as well as declassification of materials which would be presented at the next meeting of the Verkhovna Rada committee on national security and defense.
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