Donetsk, Jan 31 - DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Prosecutor General’s Office initiated criminal proceedings against Ukrainian army 54th Separate Mechanised Brigade commander Alexey Maistrenko, the PGO press service reported on Monday.

“The PGO is investigating a criminal case against Ukrainian army 54th Mechanised Brigade commander Alexey Maistrenko and his subordinates over the commission of an act of terror in the DPR territory,” prosecutor said. “Criminal proceedings were opened under DPR Criminal Code Article 229, Part 2, sub items “a” and “c.”

PGO personnel are currently gathering evidence.

The Yelenovka traction substation located south of Donetsk was damaged in Ukrainian army fire on January 29. Fire was delivered with a 60mm mortar; five rounds exploded in immediate proximity to the facility. The strike damage the stations’ roof and windows as well as power transformer No 1.*jk