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25 November 2019, 18:48

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Pervomaisk residents file second case against Ukraine with ECHR

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LUGANSK, November 25 (Lugansk Media Centre) – Residents of another Pervomaisk house have filed second case against Ukraine with the European Court of Human Rights, the plaintiffs told the Lugansk Media Centre.

Earlier residents of the house at 8 Kharkovskaya Str. in Pervomaisk filed for compensations from Ukraine with the ECHR.

“Eight residents of the house at 12, 60 Years of USSR block (district) in Pervomaisk, damaged in shelling by Ukrainian forces in 2014, have sued Ukraine and are set to claim indemnity through the ECHR,” plaintiffs Elena Krom and Natalia Bondarenko said.

The damage is estimated at 50.93 million rubles; the injured parties also demand a compensation for moral damage.

“We demand that the government Ukraine takes measures," they say adding that they lost all theoir belongings the moment Ukraine forces shelled their town and houses.

As of February 25, 2019, the LPR PGO recognized more than 3,000 residents as victims of Ukrainian forces aggression in Donbass.

Earlier, LPR Deputy Foreign Minister Anna Soroka who leads the Special Commission on recording Kiev regime war crimes against the LPR population said that the Special Commission and the Memorial social organisation had processed materials gathered in ten LPR districts on the facts of genocide by the Ukrainian leadership against Donbass residents. Later on, she said that the Memorial social organization helped injured parties to send 16 complains to the European Court of Human rights.

The Special Commission was set up at the initiative of LPR Head Leonid Pasechnik in February 2018. Its objective is to gather and analyze the materials on Ukraine’s genocide against Donbass residents.

The Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements was adopted by the Contact Group on Ukraine on February 12, 2015 and supported by member states of the Normandy Four (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France). The UN Security Council approved the document by Resolution 2202 and called upon all the sides to ensure full implementation of the Package of Measures.

The document provides for comprehensive ceasefire, withdrawal of all heavy weapons from the contact line, starting a dialog on reconstruction of social and economic ties between Kiev and Donbass. It also envisages carrying out constitutional reform in Ukraine providing for decentralization and adopting permanent legislation on a special status of certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

LuganskMediaCentre — 25 November — Lugansk