Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine, say UN investigators

Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine, say UN investigators

The United Nations has said its investigators have concluded that Russia committed war crimes in Ukraine, including bombings of civilian areas, numerous executions, torture and horrific sexual violence. The UN has made the investigation of human rights violations in the war a priority and in May its top human rights body mandated a team of experts to begin work in the country. Since then, UN investigators, have risked their own lives to collect evidence of crimes perpetrated against civilians, including …