War Crimes

A war crime is an act that constitutes a serious violation of the laws of war that gives rise to individual criminal responsibility. Examples of crimes include intentionally killing civilians or prisoners, torturing, destroying civilian property, taking hostages, performing a perfidy, raping, using child soldiers, pillaging, declaring that no quarter will be given, and seriously violating the principles of distinction, proportionality, and military necessity. The concept of war crimes emerged at the turn of the twentieth century when the body of customary international law applicable to warfare between sovereign states was codified. Such codification occurred at the national level, such …

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ISW · 18 May 2022 English

The Ukrainian Military Intelligence Directorate (GUR) reported that relatives of the forcefully mobilized LNR servicemen demanded an immediate return of their family members from combat in Luhansk City and Rovenky …

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ISW · 18 May 2022 English

The Ukrainian Northern Operational Command reported that Russian forces shelled the border between Sumy Oblast and Russia over 70 times on May 17.7 Sumy Oblast Administration Head Dmytro Zhyvytskyi said …

that the Mariupol defenders must be charged with war crimes and cannot be exchanged for Russian prisoners Project 2022 We do not report in detail on Russian war crimes because those activities are well- covered in


EPRS · 17 May 2022

Russian forces, Ukrainian troops and journalists found many dead civilians and other evidence of war crimes. The United States and European Union countries have increased military aid to Ukraine. Finland


ISW · 16 May 2022 English

Strelkov notably claimed that Russian failures thus far have not surprised him because the intent of Russian command has been so evident throughout the operation that Ukrainian troops are aware …

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ISW · 16 May 2022 English

Ukrainian artillery struck Russian armor and positions approximately 65 km north of Izyum with support from Ukrainian drones.10 The Ukrainian General Staff reported that Russian forces suffered losses and retreated …

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DiXi Group · 15 May 2022 English

Revision of the Agreement Suspending the Russia should be excluded from the IAEA Antidumping Investigation on Uranium From The Euratom Supply Agency shall ensure the maximum possible limitation of the …

terrorism Rosatom demonstrated it was a part of war crimes Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on would


ISW · 13 May 2022 English

The main Russian effort continues to be the attempt to encircle Severodonetsk and Lysychansk from the north and from the south. [...] Mariupol Mayor Advisor Petro Andryushenko published geolocated images …

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World Bank Group · 12 May 2022

These remarks were delivered by World Bank Group President David Malpass at World Bank Group 2022 Spring Meetings Ministerial Roundtable for Support to Ukraine on April 21, 2022. He said …


ISW · 12 May 2022 English

The UK Ministry of Defense reports that Russian forces pulled back from Kharkiv have been sent toward Rubizhne and Severodonetsk but at the cost of ceding ground in Kharkiv from …

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World Bank Group · 12 May 2022

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