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Russia has been accused of war crimes. But will anyone be tried for them?

Members of the territorial defense forces walk in front of a destroyed house in Bohdanivka village, northeast of Kyiv.
Members of the territorial defense forces walk in front of a destroyed house in Bohdanivka village, northeast of Kyiv.

provide funding and support to prosecutors from the International Criminal Court who are investigating alleged war crimes.

The move comes days after E.U. President Ursula von der Leyen visited Bucha, a Kyiv suburb where hundreds of Ukrainian civilians have been found dead in the streets.

are intentionally targeting civilians as part of their strategy.

However, when asked whether the U.S. would be involved in prosecuting the alleged war crimes through the International Criminal Court, Sullivan deferred.

long been opposed to allowing the court jurisdiction over citizens of countries that aren’t part of the ICC.

We have a panel of legal experts to discuss the path forward on war crimes in Ukraine.

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Chris Remington

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