NewsThe ICC issued arrest warrants for former top Russian military officials, Minister Sergei Shoigu and the Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov

The ICC issued arrest warrants for former top Russian military officials, Minister Sergei Shoigu and the Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov

The court accused Shoigu and Gerasimov
The court accused Shoigu and Gerasimov
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Katarzyna Bogdańska

25 June 2024 13:11

The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for the former Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and the Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov.

The International Criminal Court accused Shoigu and Gerasimov of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity, bearing the characteristics of "inhuman acts," reported the Associated Press.

As announced in a statement by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the arrest warrants for the former Russian Defence Minister and the Chief of General Staff were issued "in the context of the situation in Ukraine for alleged international crimes committed from at least 10 October 2022 until at least 9 March 2023."

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