Vitalii Pohosian, the lawyer of the families of the dead paratroopers, has unveiled a copy of the verdict against Major General Viktor Nazarov, Censor.NET reports.
The court found Nazarov guilty under part 3, article 425 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Nazarov has not been deprived of the rank of major general.
The moral damage suffered by the families of the victims is to be compensated by the Ministry of Defense. The amount of compensation is 500,000 hryvnia ($18,367) for each family.
On June 14, 2014, Ukraine's Il-76 with 40 troopers and nine members of the crew was shot down during landing in the Luhansk airport. All people on board were killed.
Dec. 17, 2015, the Pavlohrad city district court of the Dnipropetrovsk region started a trial into the Il-76 case.