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 Ukraine Prosecutor's Office might serve Russia's Putin and Medvedev with charges

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko has announced that PGO is working on possible announcement of suspicion of crimes against Ukraine to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev .

As reported by Censor.NET citing UNIAN, Lutsenko said in an interview to 24 Channel.

"First, we have to pass home jurisdiction; as soon as we hit the wall in bringing them (18 Russian officials and generals suspected of crimes against Ukraine - ed.) to justice, we will definitely file a request with the International Criminal Court," he said.

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Answering a question whether Russian President Putin and PM Medvedev will be served with charges as well, Lutsenko said: "We are working on it."

Earlier, on Aug. 22 Lutsenko announced that the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) had issued indictments against 18 representatives of Russia's authorities and armed forces on charges of their involvement in infringing Ukraine's territorial integrity, including Russian presidential adviser Sergey Glaziev, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, Deputy Defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov, Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov.
 
 
 
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