Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial

By Charlotte PLANTIVE A Russian soldier pleaded guilty on Wednesday to killing a Ukrainian civilian in the opening stages of Moscow’s invasion during the first war-crimes trial held since the war began. The hearing in a packed Kyiv courtroom is the first in a series...
UN to vote on measure pushing states to justify veto use

UN to vote on measure pushing states to justify veto use

By Philippe RATER The 193 members of the United Nations General Assembly are to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would require the five permanent members of the Security Council to justify their use of the veto in future. Discussions of veto reform are rare and...