Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. The Ukrainian People’s Tribunal for Poroshenko’s regime war crimes against Ukrainian citizens (UPT) has enough facts in its disposal not to let the perpetrators get away with crimes, the prosecutor Sergey Kozhemyakin, a lawyer from Donetsk, told DAN.
"We have plenty of indictment files, thousands of cases on human rights violations and crimes against humanity, hundreds of Ukrainian Criminal Code violations. The verdict and sentence will be defined by Ukrainian court in accordance with the Ukrainian law. Poroshenko, Turchinov, Parubiy, Groisman, Poltorak, Muzhenko, Avakov and Yatsenyuk will not get away with crimes."
The Initiative Group of the People’s Tribunal for the crimes of Poroshenko and his clique against Ukrainian citizens held a constitutive meeting in Donetsk on March 20. It approved the Tribunal’s Charter and composition and announced the launching of the official website. The UPT is expected to hold the first hearing in Donetsk on March 26-27.
On March 15, the Initiative Group of Ukrainian citizens living in Donetsk and Lugansk announced the establishment of the People’s Tribunal for Poroshenko’s regime war crimes. It will review the crimes of high-ranking officials, including Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko, National Security Council Secretary Alexander Turchinov, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, the minister of internal affairs Arsen Avakov and Ukrainian armed force commander-in-chief Viktor Muzhenko. The cases will be tried and files reviewed in accordance with the Ukrainian legislation and international law.*ot