The International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants against two Russian

The International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants against two Russian officials

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday, March 5, that it had issued arrest warrants against a lieutenant general and an admiral in the Russian army on suspicion of crimes committed in Ukraine. These two officials are “Sergueï Kobylach and Viktor Sokolov,” the court based in The Hague (Netherlands) specified, adding that these proceedings relate to acts that occurred “at least between October 10, 2022 and the March 9, 2023”. Follow our live stream.

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