Putin arrest warrant issued!

Posted 9 days ago


The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The court alleges he is responsible for war crimes, and has focused its claims on the unlawful deportation of children from Ukraine to Russia.

It says the crimes were committed in Ukraine from 24 February 2022 - when Russia launched its full-scale invasion.

Moscow has denied the allegations and labelled the warrants as "outrageous".

Little is likely to come of the arrest warrants - the ICC has no powers to arrest suspects, and can only exercise jurisdiction within the countries that are signed up to its agreement.

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