International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants for Russian officials for attacking civilians in Ukraine


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Follow us on Image Source : REUTERS Russia's ex-Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief of the General Staff of Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov The Hague: In a significant move, the International Criminal Court on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for Russia's former defence minister Sergei Shoigu and its military chief of staff Gen Valery Gerasimov of war crimes and crimes against humanity for attacking civilian targets in Ukraine. This comes at a time of intense battle between Moscow and Kyiv in recent days that have left scores of people dead. In an official statement, the court noted that "there are...