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externalProsecutors open 10 cases against Russia’s ‘ecocide’ in Ukraine.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskNovember 6, 2022 9:10 pm

According to the Prosecutor General's Office, the list of ecocide crimes includes damage caused to a nuclear research facility in the city of Kharkiv in June, attacks on oil depots, as well as the killing of 800,000 chickens by Russian troops in late October at a farm in the city of Svyatohirsk in Donetsk Oblast. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russia has caused more than $37.5 billion worth of damage to Ukraine's environment, according to Ukraine's Audit Chamber. 

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