Donetsk, Jun 22 – DAN. The Ukrainian People’s Tribunal for Poroshenko’s regime war crimes gainst Ukrainian citizens (UPT) has sentenced Poroshenko and his accomplices to life in prison.

Thousands of people have gathered today at the Lugansk central square to attend the sentence announcement. Witnesses of Kiev's crimes have spoken at the stage in the presence of the UPT chairwoman Elena Shishkina, judges Lyubov Batyashova and Tatyana Kravchenko, the prosecutor Sergey Kozhemyakin, defense lawyer Elena Gridina and the jury.

The Tribunal has decided that the secretary of the national security and defense council of Ukraine Aleksandr Turchynov, chairman of the Verkhovnaya Rada Andrey Parubiy, prime minister Vladimir Groisman, ex-prime-minster Arseniy Yatsenyuk, minister of internal affairs Arsen Avakov, defense minister Stepan Poltorak, Ukraine’s president Petr Poroshenko, commander-in-chief of the armed forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko are guilty of a bunch of crimes, including unleashing of war, genocide, terrorism, etc.

The judges have examined over a thousand of court files on war crimes of the Ukrainian current political regime against the people of Donbass. The UPT divided the cases under its jurisdiction into blocks: using armed forces against civilians, tortures, blockade, formation of illegal armed groups, genocide and others. The Tribunal was established by the initiative group of Donetsk and Lugansk residents to review the cases in accordance with the Ukrainian law and international standards. *ot