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Could Russia’s Vladimir Putin face a Nuremberg-style tribunal over the Ukraine war?
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Could Russia’s Vladimir Putin face a Nuremberg-style tribunal over the Ukraine war?

London — As prosecutors gather evidence of thousands of war crimes allegedly committed by Russian troops in Ukraine, a number of prominent figures have joined the Ukrainian government to call for a new Nuremberg-style tribunal to hold Russia's leaders to account for one specific crime they say is falling through the cracks: the crime of aggression.Ukraine is working with various international bodies to prosecute war crimes, and it's already charging people within its own criminal justice system. But prosecution for the crime of aggression, advocates for a special tribunal say, may be the best way to see Russian President Vladimir Putin himself face justice for the war."When bombs fall on your cities, when soldiers rape women in the occupied cities… it's difficult, of course, to spe...