Moves to set up court that could try Vladimir Putin


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Vladimir Putin: the special tribunal that now seems destined to emerge will be a unique legal response to the Russian president's aggression and the horrific litany of crimes the invasion of Ukraine has sparked. Photograph: Mikhail Mezerl/Sputnik/AFP/Getty Images The crux of international efforts to identify a legal mechanism capable of extracting justice for the thousands of deaths in Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine war is that it must have the capacity to try the Russian leader himself. A year on, the shape of such a court is finally emerging. The International Criminal Court (ICC), set up in 2002 to try individuals indicted...