The ICC Goes Straight to the Top: Arrest Warrant Issued for Putin

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On Friday, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it had issued arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Commissioner for Children’s Rights, Maria Alekseyevna Lvova-Belova. By issuing the warrants the Court confirmed it has “reasonable grounds to believe” that Putin and Lvova-Belova are criminally responsible for the war crimes of unlawfully deporting and unlawfully transferring children from occupied Ukraine into Russia (under articles 8(2)(a)(vii)) and 8(2)(b)(viii) respectively).

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