It is vital to file cases against local separatists in Kharkiv – Semenukha

It is important for Kharkiv not only to recognize Russia as an aggressor, but also to initiate proceedings against local separatists.

This was stated by deputy of the “Samopomich” faction Roman Semenukha, commenting on today’s Kharkiv City Council’s recognition of Russia as an aggressor.

“Firstly, such a decision would have been significant and important last year, when the Kharkiv hospital received dozens of wounded every day, and the mayor of Kharkiv was at rallies with Russian flags,” says the MP.

In addition, according to the deputy, today’s decision of the Kharkiv City Council is a public testimony of “the act of connection” of the city leaders and the central government.

“It should now be clear to everyone why the city’s leadership still has not been brought to trial, why those responsible for crimes at Kharkiv Euromaidan are not held responsible, why the officials of the former regime are not being arrested for corruption and separatism,” said Semenukha.

He also noted that the Kharkiv City Council remained one of the few that still hadn’t provided benefits to the ATO veterans.

Roman Semenuha
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