Ukrainian Prosecutor General: There are 800 volumes of investigations into Russia's actions in the Donbas

The Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko, published the statistics of the pre-trial investigation on Russia’s instigation and continuation of aggressive actions. He posted the data on Facebook on Tuesday, August, 30 2016.

According to Lutsenko, the investigation covered the entire period of Russian aggression starting from February 2014 (the occupation of the Crimea, and the anti-terrorist operation in the east of the country).

The volume of materials from the criminal proceedings is more than 800 volumes (350 of which are classified as "Secret" and "Top Secret"). Prosecutors have questioned more than 1,400 victims, more than 2,000 witnesses and conducted more than 1,800 forensic examinations.

According to Lutsenko, the investigators have uncovered more than 100,000 pieces of physical evidence. A "unique judicial and military examination," lasted almost a year and involved 31 leading experts and specialists. The investigation explored 3,600 military and other documents, allowing for an analysis of the large losses of the Ukrainian Army, Lutsenko said.

At the same time, the Prosecutor General has promised to report on the progress of the investigation and the prospects of bringing the perpetrators to criminal prosecution at the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine’s Committee on National Security and Defense on the 7th of September, 2016.

  Ukraine, Russia, Donbas, Crimea, Prosecutor General