UN Commission: Russia Has Committed War Crimes

Axios reports:

Russian forces in Ukraine have committed an array of violations that amount to war crimes and possible crimes against humanity, a United Nations commission said in a report released Thursday.

Russia’s violations of international human rights and international humanitarian law — many of which constitute war crimes — include willful killings, torture, rape, forced transfers and the deportation of children, per the report.

The findings cover a period from the start of the invasion in Feb. 2022 to mid-Jan. 2023, in nine regions of Ukraine, said Erik Møse, chairman of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine, at a press briefing Thursday.

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