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U.N. Says Russia’s Attacks on Civilians May Constitute War Crimes

HeadlineMar 31, 2022

On Wednesday, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Russia’s attack on civilian areas may amount to war crimes. The former Chilean president also accused Russia of using cluster munitions at least 24 times. The U.N. Human Rights Council has appointed a commission to investigate possible war crimes. On the diplomatic front, a top Ukrainian has said Zelensky and Putin could soon hold a presidential peace summit, but Russia has downplayed the claim.

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