UN to set up inquiry into possible Russian war crimes in Ukraine

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By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) -The U.N. Human Rights Council passed a resolution on Thursday to set up an investigation into possible war crimes by Russian troops in the Kyiv area and beyond, a move that Russia said amounted to political score-settling. Members passed by an overwhelming majority (33 for, 2 against) a resolution to order a Commission of Inquiry to investigate events in the regions around Kyiv and other areas such as Sumy that were temporarily held by Russian troops. “The areas … which have been under Russian occupation in late February and March have experienced the most gru…

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