Donetsk, Apr 2 - DAN. The Ukrainian People’s Tribunal for investigating the Poroshenko regime’s war crimes against Ukrainian citizens, opened a new session in Donetsk on Monday to review the second batch of charges against the suspects concerning the setting up of illegal paramilitary formations.

The UPT plans to hear the testimonies of nine victims, according to preliminary information.

On March 26 and 27, the Ukrainian People’s Tribunal reviewed charges of the use of armed forces against civilians against eight Poroshenko regime officials including the Ukrainian president, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, National Security and Defence Council Secretary Alexander Turchinov, Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, Chief of the General Staff Viktor Muzhenko, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak, parliament speaker Andrey Parubiy and former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

The UPT set up by Ukrainian activists living in Donetsk and Lugansk, is reviewing cases in accordance with the Ukrainian legislation and norms of international law.*jk