Ukrainian conflict: war crimes under consideration
Today first meeting of the International Criminal Court in The Hague
The first meeting of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Holland, started in last hours. The judges gathered to assess whether Russia has committed war crimes during the military aggression against Ukraine, which began last February 24th. Moscow is not participating in the hearings.
"Today the first step will be taken to provide a legal assessment of war crimes committed by Russia within the international community. There are several parallel processes that can be conducted to assess the crimes of Russia and its leadership in Ukraine", disclosed a member of the Ukrainian Security, Defense and Intelligence Committee (Verkhovna Rada), Fedor Venislavsky.
Meanwhile, a death toll released by Kiev's defense minister discloses that 11 thousand Russian soldiers have been killed since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine. Thousands of wounded Russian soldiers have been treated in hospitals. The department claims that currently destroyed 117 artillery systems, 68 helicopters, 290 tanks and 50 mobile missile batteries fielded by Moscow.
On the same topic see also the article published by AVIONEWS.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency