- The International Criminal Court said Friday it has issued an arrest warrants for Russia President Vladimir Putin over an alleged scheme to forcibly deport thousands of Ukrainian children to Russia.
- The warrant also names Maria Lvova-Belova, the Russian official at the center of the alleged scheme, according to CNN.
- Russia in February 2022 invaded neighboring Ukraine. The court, which is based in the Hague, says Putin is allegedly responsible for “war crime.”
Arrest Warrant Issued For Putin By International Criminal Court For Deporting Ukrainian Kids
SOCHI, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 31 (RUSSIA OUT) Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his press conference at the Rus Sanatorium , October,31,2022, in Sochi, Russia. Leaders of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan gathered at Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi for a tripartite meeting. (Photo by Contributor/Getty Images)
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