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Qatar helping four Ukrainian children go home from Russia to Ukraine

A seven-year-old Ukrainian boy, who is the first child released under a new mechanism Qatar has set up with the goal of repatriating children from Russia to Ukraine, stands with his grandmother while interacting with Russia's Commissioner for Children's Rights, Maria Lvova-Belova and a Qatari diplomat in this handout image taken at Qatar's embassy in Moscow, Russia, on 13th October, 2023.

Doha, QatarReuters Qatar is helping four Ukrainian children return home from Russia this week under a mechanism Doha has set up with cooperation from both sides, and hopes to help bring more home in the future, a Qatari official told Reuters on Monday. A seven-year-old boy returned to Ukraine on Monday via Estonia after he […]

“It was heartbreaking” – Ukraine children back home after alleged deportation

Anastasiia holds her daughter Valeriia and son Maksym, who went to a Russian-organised summer camp from non-government controlled territories and were then taken to Russia, after they returned via the Ukraine-Belarus border, in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 8th April 2023

Ukraine-Belarus border Reuters More than 30 children were reunited with their families in Ukraine this weekend after a long operation to bring them back home from Russia or Russian-occupied Crimea, where they had been taken from areas occupied by Russian forces during the war. Mothers hugged sons and daughters as they crossed the border from […]

Explainer – How are war crimes in Ukraine being investigated?

A volunteer places a cross with a number to a grave of one of unidentified people killed by Russian troops, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, during a mass burial ceremony in the town of Bucha, in Kyiv region, Ukraine, on 2nd September, 2022.

The Hague, The NetherlandsReuters The International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday is just one strand in a complex web of international and national legal moves over alleged war crimes in Ukraine. More than 74,500 such atrocities have been reported in Ukraine since Russia invaded, according to the prosecutor general’s […]

War crimes court seeks Putin arrest over deportation of Ukraine’s children

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the social and economic development of Crimea and Sevastopol, via videolink in Moscow, Russia March 17, 2023

Updated: 11:30am (AEDT)Amsterdam, The Netherlands/Near Bakhmut Ukraine Reuters The International Criminal Court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, alleging Moscow’s forcible deportation of Ukrainian children is a war crime, as the Kremlin reacted with outrage. Russia has not concealed a programme under which it has brought thousands of Ukrainian children to […]