Category Archives: War Crimes

Poland seeks arrest of Russian air traffic controllers linked to President Kaczynski’s plane crash

Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM – UA Wire The investigative team of the Polish National Prosecutor’s Office appealed to the District Court of Warsaw with a request for the temporary arrest of three Russian air traffic controllers who were working at Smolensk airport when the plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski crashed in 2010, a spokeswoman for Poland’s National Prosecutor’s

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The Executioners Of Slovyansk

By Christopher Miller Contributing reporters: Sergei Dobrynin and Mark Krutov July 23, 2020 – RFE/RL A Death Squad Unmasked As Ukraine War Grinds On Six Years Later After an RFE/RL investigation, names and faces can now be put to the Russia-backed militants — including one with ties to a longtime Putin aide in the Kremlin — who ordered the extrajudicial

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EU reacts to murder of combat medic in Donbas

EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy calls on Russia to take responsibility for it The European Union has pointed out violations of the Minsk and Normandy agreements by the Russian Federation regarding the murder of a Ukrainian doctor in Donbas. A relevant statement was made by the EU Delegation in Kyiv. “The escalation of violence in Donbas, incl.

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War crime: Ukraine calls on OSCE to respond to killing of doctor in Donbas

Ukraine has called on OSCE participating states to respond to the killing by Russian occupation forces of a Ukrainian combat medic during an evacuation operation in Donbas, which constitutes a war crime, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International Organizations in Vienna Ihor Lossovskyi has said. He said this at a joint meeting of the OSCE Forum for Security

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Putin and Milosevic: Blood brothers

2020/07/12 – 19:16 – Euromaidan Press – Article by: David L. Phillips David L. Phillips is the Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Slobodan Milosevic and Vladimir Putin are cut from the same cloth. Just as the West’s experience with Milosevic can inform its approach to Putin, diplomacy during the Yugoslav crisis

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Russian War Crimes Bedevil Ukraine

They should be bedeviling President Trump as well. He’ll need to speak out soon. President Trump’s policy toward Russia has been confusing to many people. His too-often stated and too-fulsome praises of Russian President-for-Life Vladimir Putin left many conservatives bewildered. Trump’s words haven’t been consistent with his actions against Russia. Leftists have been happy to overlook the actions and focus

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Russia committed war crimes in Syria, finds UN report

The country was also blamed for indiscriminate attacks in civilian areas without ‘a specific military objective’ A UN investigation into atrocities committed in Syria has for the first time accused Russia of direct involvement in war crimes for indiscriminate bombing of civilian areas. The latest report from the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria focuses on events of July

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Crimea: From treachery to repression

What crimes Russia committed during the occupation of the Crimea and which are still committed on the peninsula Ukrainian human rights organizations and prosecutors have sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) eight reports on war crimes and crimes against humanity that have occurred in Ukraine since the aggression of Russia. The latter – transmitted in early 2020 – contains evidence

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Russia’s war crimes: Deputy Prosecutor General tells ICC representatives about hundreds of proceedings

Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Giunduz Mamedov held a meeting with representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to discuss the evidence of Russian aggression in Donbas and Crimea. “The Ukrainian law enforcement agencies of Ukraine under the coordination of the Prosecutor General’s Office continue to gather evidence of the international-scale armed conflict and the

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