First Russian soldier goes on trial in Ukraine

First Russian soldier goes on trial in Ukraine

The 21-year-old soldier is accused of war crimes, having allegedly killed an unarmed 62-year-old civilian.


The first trial of a war crimes case over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is being held at a court in Kyiv.

The White House says the United States “would support a NATO application by Finland and/or Sweden should they apply”.

The Institute for the Study of War estimates that Russia is likely to control all of Rubizhne and is expected to launch an offensive on Severodonetsk in eastern Ukraine.

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More than six million refugees have fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion began, UN refugee agency data shows.

UN Human Rights Council passes a resolution to investigate alleged rights abuses committed by Russian troops in parts of Ukraine formerly under their control.