Makeyevka, Jun 19 — DAN. Russian law-enforcement bodies have instituted criminal proceedings over all Ukrainian army crimes in the town of Artyomovsk, Donetsk People’s Republic ombudsperson Darya Morozova said at a press conference on Monday.

“Criminal cases have been filed over all Ukraine’s crime in Artyomovsk, ” Morozova said.

Artyomovsk is a large district center and fortified area of the Ukrainian army north of Gorlovka since 2014.   The clashes for the town began in the autumn of 2022 as part of the special military operation. It was liberated from Ukrainian troops on May 20, 2023.*jk