More than five months after Russia's invasion began, Ukraine's Prosecutor General's Office claims to be investigating more than 26,000 alleged Russian war crimes. Both Russia and Ukraine are signatories to treaties that enshrine human rights in armed conflict and govern the rules of war. WATCH | Prosecutors search for war crimes evidence in Ukraine: The efforts to investigate Ukraine war crimes Duration 2:22 On the ground in Ukraine, prosecutors are collecting evidence of alleged war crimes against Russia. Not all fighters are acting on orders when they carry out suspected human rights violations, Kersten explained. LISTEN | Enormous effort to collect evidence of alleged Russian war crimes: Front Burner 24:42 Collecting evidence of war crimes in Ukraine An enormous effort is underway to gather evidence of alleged war crimes by Russian forces in Ukraine.
Source: CBC News August 08, 2022 05:15 UTC