Explainer-How could Russia’s Putin be prosecuted for war crimes in Ukraine?

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By Jacqueline Thomsen and Mike Scarcella (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden has publicly called Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal, but legal experts said a prosecution of Putin or other Russian leaders would face high hurdles and could take years, as outlined below: HOW IS A WAR CRIME DEFINED? The International Criminal Court in The Hague defines war crimes as “grave breaches” of the post-World War Two Geneva Conventions, agreements which lay out the international humanitarian laws to be followed in war time. Breaches include deliberately targeting civilians and attacking legit…

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Published by Reuters NAIROBI (Reuters) – The soldier son of Uganda’s long-serving President Yoweri Museveni is signalling his readiness to take over his father’s job, with comments on global affairs from Ukraine to Ethiopia and birthday festivities akin to political rallies. However, should he run instead of Museveni in the next presidential election due for […]

‘Chariots of Fire’ Composer Vangelis Dies at 79

Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, has died at 79.Greek media reported that Vangelis — born …