ICC issues arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin

March 17, 2023 at 9:33 PM

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, BBC reported.

The court alleges he is responsible for war crimes, including the unlawful deportation of children from Ukraine to Russia.

It says the crimes were committed in Ukraine at least from 24 February 2022 – when Russia launched its full-scale invasion.

Moscow has denied allegations of war crimes during the invasion.