The Security Service has collected new evidence of the guilt of the former commander of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation, Igor Osipov, who is involved in shelling of the civilian infrastructure of Ukraine.
Notably, investigators of the Ukrainian special service have stated, “that it was Osipov who organized the mass air attack on Vinnytsia on July 14, 2022.
Then, on his order, the suspect has launched an attack on the Ukrainian city with Caliber missiles from a Russian surface combat ship based near Cape Fiolent of the Crimean Peninsula.
As a result of the fire launched by the suspect, 29 residents of Vinnytsia died, including three children. Another 154 people received bodily injuries of varying degrees of severity.
In addition, Russian rockets destroyed 35 residential buildings, almost 70 private cars and utility vehicles.
On the basis of the collected evidence, Osipov was informed of the suspicion under Part 2 of Art. 28, Part 2 of Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war combined with intentional murder, committed by a group of persons according to a prior conspiracy).
The pre-trial investigation is ongoing.
It will be recalled that at the beginning of this year, the SBU informed him of the suspicion of organizing systematic missile strikes from the Black Sea on Ukrainian densely populated areas.
The figure has already been notified of suspicion under two articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine:
▪️ Part 2 Art. 437 (planning, preparation, initiation and waging of an aggressive war);
▪️ Part 3 Art. 110 (encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine).
Investigative actions were carried out by SBU employees in Vinnytsia region under the procedural guidance of the regional prosecutor’s office.