Findings of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTOffice of Press Relations For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 26, 2022 STATEMENT BY ADMINISTRATOR SAMANTHA POWER On September 23, a United Nations-appointed panel of independent experts released a  statement  concluding that Russian Federation forces have committed war crimes in Ukraine, an announcement that follows an earlier U.S. Government assessment,  released in March . In the 27 ...
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Accountability for War Crimes and Other Atrocities in Ukraine: Recent Reporting and the Commitment of Additional Funding

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson August 25, 2022 The U.S. Department of State-supported Conflict Observatory program released a report today that includes evidence of Russia-perpetrated filtration operations in, and forced deportations from, Ukraine. The unlawful transfer and deportation of protected persons is a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention on the protection of ...
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Promoting Accountability for War Crimes and Other Atrocities in Ukraine

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 17, 2022 The U.S. Department of State is announcing the launch of a new Conflict Observatory to capture, analyze, and make widely available evidence of Russia-perpetrated war crimes and other atrocities in Ukraine.  The program encompasses the documentation, verification, and dissemination of open-source evidence regarding the actions of ...
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War Crimes by Russia’s Forces in Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 23, 2022 Since launching his unprovoked and unjust war of choice, Russian President Vladimir Putin has unleashed unrelenting violence that has caused death and destruction across Ukraine.  We’ve seen numerous credible reports of indiscriminate attacks and attacks deliberately targeting civilians, as well as other atrocities.  Russia’s ...
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