As Russian-Backed Militants Pound Donetsk, Mariupol Areas, Prosecutor Cites Russian Officials for War Crimes

August 22, 2016
A house in the town of Sladkoye (Solodke) in the Maryinsky District in Donetsk Region destroyed by shelling from Russian-backed militants August 21, 2016. Photo by ATO

Ukraine Day 917: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. While there were no casualties reported today, Russian-backed militants kept up their attacks on the usual areas around Donetsk and Mariupol defended by the Ukrainian Army. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General cited top Russian officials responsible for instigating the war on Ukraine.

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