Over 100 cases of ecocide caused by Russian attacks are recorded in Ukraine
According to the Ukrainian Ombudsman Liudmyla Denisova, as a result of hostilities waged by the Russian invaders, more than 100 cases of ecocide have already been recorded in Ukraine.
Denisova noted that according to Article 441 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, ecocide is the mass destruction of flora and fauna, poisoning of the atmosphere or water resources, as well as other actions that could cause an environmental disaster.
According to the Ombudsman, the most dangerous for the environment are Russia’s attacks on Ukrainian nuclear power plants, infrastructure, and industrial facilities, natural reserves, and ecosystems, as well as water resources.
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