Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Sitting of a Special Committee № 15 (25 January 2017)

26 January 2017

On Wednesday, 25 January, the 15th sitting of a Special Committee on recording and collecting the evidence of war crimes of the Ukrainian authorities in Donbass took place in the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

In a course of work the materials of 2014 were examined, which were provided by the administrations of Gorlovka (769 addresses of destructions, lack of 78 acts) and Kuibyshevsky (595 addresses, 328 acts provided) and Petrovsky (463 addresses, 289 acts provided) districts of Donetsk. The members of a Special Committee have reviewed a progress report and a report on exit polls for the wounded children (there were 30 exit polls, 161 meetings, 112 of which with the wounded children). Also during the exit polls 24 children were found, who have acquired a disability as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian army, among of them two children under 3 years old. As a result of the sitting the Committee decided to send an application for providing aid to these children. 

Next sitting is to take place on March 10. 

We would like to remind the phone number of hotline of a Special Committee on recording and collecting the evidence of war crimes of the Ukrainian authorities in Donbass: (071) 320 39 90. Also there are operating regional offices of the DPR Ministry of Justice where one can turn to for a legal advice. Full list is on the site.