Ukraine opens first war crimes trial of captured Russian

KYIV, Ukraine — Journalists packed a small courtroom in Kyiv for the trial of a captured Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian civilian in the early days of the war — the first of dozens of war crimes cases that Ukraine’s top prosecutor said her office is pursuing. As the trial of 21-year-old Russian … Read more

Russian soldier on trial in first Ukraine war-crimes case

KYIV, Ukraine — A 21-year-old Russian soldier went on trial Friday in Kyiv for the killing of an unarmed Ukrainian civilian, marking the first war crime prosecution of a member of the Russian military from 11 weeks of bloodshed in Ukraine. The soldier, a captured member of a tank unit is accused of shooting a … Read more

Biden: Putin should face war crimes trial for Bucha killings

President Joe Biden called for a war crimes trial against Russian President Vladimir Putin and said he’d seek more sanctions after reported atrocities in Ukraine By AAMER MADHANI, ZEKE MILLER and CHRIS MEGERIAN April 4, 2022, 3:38 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on … Read more

How would those accused of Ukraine war crimes be prosecuted?

LVIV, Ukraine — Each day searing stories pour out of Ukraine: A maternity hospital bombed in Mariupol. A mother and her children killed as they fled Irpin in a humanitarian corridor. Burning apartment blocks. Mass graves. A child dead of dehydration in a city under siege, denied humanitarian aid. Such images have contributed to a … Read more

EU slams ‘war crimes’ in Ukraine but new sanctions unlikely

BRUSSELS — European Union countries on Monday accused Russia’s military of committing war crimes in Ukraine, but appeared unlikely to impose new sanctions on Moscow despite a clamor across Europe for those responsible for attacks on civilians to be held to account. With civilian deaths mounting in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, German … Read more

School bombed in Ukraine city; Zelenskyy cites war crimes

LVIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities said the Russian military bombed an art school where about 400 people had taken refuge in the port city of Mariupol, where President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said an unrelenting siege by Russian troops would go down in history for what he said were war crimes. Local authorities said the school’s building … Read more