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Russia has positioned the prosecutor for the Worldwide Felony Court docket (ICC) on a wished checklist in response to the courtroom issuing an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russian state-run media reported.

RIA Novosti reported on Saturday that British prosecutor Karim Khan was positioned on the checklist by the Russian Inside Affairs Ministry, having been charged with “bringing a knowingly harmless particular person to felony legal responsibility” and “illegal accusation of an individual of committing a grave or particularly grave crime.”

The fees filed in opposition to Khan are felonies, in keeping with Politico.

The Russian authorities opened felony circumstances in opposition to Khan and ICC judges Tomoko Akane, Rosario Salvatore Aitala and Sergio Gerardo Ugalde Godinez in March. This was simply days after the ICC issued arrest warrants for Putin and one other prime Russian official over alleged struggle crimes pertaining to the unlawful pressured deportation of kids from Ukraine to Russia amid the struggle.

Putin has denied that struggle crimes are being dedicated within the battle, and Russia has mentioned its program is designed to avoid wasting youngsters who’ve been deserted the place the battle zone is, Reuters reported.

RIA reported that the judges have been charged with deliberate illegal detention and preparation for an assault on a consultant of a international state.

The opposite official that ICC has issued an arrest warrant for is Maria Alekseyevna Lvova-Belova, who serves as commissioner for youngsters’s rights within the Russian president’s workplace. Authorities have alleged that she “bears particular person felony duty” for her position within the deportation scheme.

Putin is unlikely to be introduced into a global courtroom of regulation to face the costs in opposition to him, however the warrant was nonetheless a serious denunciation of Putin on a global stage.

Russia doesn’t settle for the ICC’s authority, however the courtroom has argued it might probably cost Russian officers as a result of Ukraine has accepted its jurisdiction to research crimes dedicated by Russia in Ukrainian territory.

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