ICC judges issue arrest warrant for Putin over war crimes in Ukraine

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By Bart H. Meijer and Stephanie van den Berg AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant on Friday against Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of being responsible for the war crime of illegal deportation of children from Ukraine. Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations that its forces have committed atrocities during its one-year invasion of its neighbour and the Kremlin branded the court decision as “null and void” with respect to Russia. Neither Russia not Ukraine are members of the ICC, but Kyiv granted it jurisdiction to prosecute crime…

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