Ukraine

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The International Court of Justice has ordered Russia to end its invasion of Ukraine. “The Russian Federation shall immediately suspend the military operations that it commenced on Feb 24, 2022 on the territory of Ukraine,” judges at the United Nations’ highest court said in a 13-2

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will make a ruling this afternoon on proceedings brought by Ukraine against Russia over the legal basis for its ongoing invasion. Ukraine denies Russian allegations that it has committed acts of genocide in the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People'

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Russia is no longer a party to the European Convention on Human Rights, having withdrawn from the Council of Europe before an expected expulsion over its invasion of Ukraine. The decision was announced hours before a vote at the CoE's assembly yesterday. Russia accused Western countries of undermini

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The Crown Office has backed a memorandum of co-operation over "crimes of the gravest concern to the entire international community" made between the offices of the UK Attorney General and the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.  The Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC, expressed her support for the

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David Conlan Smyth SC, Anna Bazarchina BL, William Morrin BL and Patrick Fitzgerald BL – members of the EU Bar Association of Ireland – unpick the legal hurdles and steps involved in Ukraine becoming a member state of the European Union. On 28 February 2022, just four days after being in

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A Russian air strike that reportedly killed 47 civilians in the Ukrainian city of Chernihiv may constitute a war crime, Amnesty International said following an investigation into the attack. At approximately 12.15pm on Thursday 3 March, the small public square formed by Chernihiv’s Viacheslava

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Businesses in Scotland are being urged to withdraw from trading with Russia, following its invasion of Ukraine. Finance and Economy Secretary Kate Forbes has asked companies to take economic action by reviewing operations for links and connections to Russia and severing them.

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UNESCO's director-general has called for Ukraine's cultural heritage to be protected in the wake of Russia's invasion of the country. Audrey Azoulay said the cultural heritage of Ukraine "includes its seven world heritage sites – notably located in Lviv and Kyiv; the cities of Odessa and Khark

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Ukraine has filed an application instituting proceedings against the Russian Federation before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning “a dispute ... relating to the interpretation, application and fulfilment of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of G

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Dr Aurel Sari, director of the University of Exeter’s Centre for International Law and fellow of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe and Allied Rapid Reaction Corps comments on the legal aspects of the invasion of Ukraine. Much about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine is unclear,

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