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 ICJ to consider Russia crimes against Ukraine March 6-9, - Poroshenko

Today, Ukraine will start presenting facts of Russian acts of violence at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainian President Poroshenko's Facebook page.

"A historic moment: from March 6, Ukraine will be presenting evidence of Russia's crimes at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The truth is stronger than weapons!" he wrote.



On Jan. 16, 2017, Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice to hold Russian Federation accountable for acts of terrorism and discrimination in the course of its illegal aggression against Ukraine. The lawsuit is based on the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Read more: Ukraine expects ICJ to suppress Russia's terrorism funding, Justice Minister Petrenko says

The International Court of Justice is to hear the Ukrainian case during March 6-9, 2017.
 
 
 
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