Whether Russian actions in Ukraine amount to genocide? We asked Christopher Atwood, a contributor to a report called “An independent legal analysis of Russian Federation breaches of the genocide convention in Ukraine and the duty to prevent” published by the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy, and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. Key points – in our brief.
1. On the unprecedented report about genocide in Ukraine
2. On the Russian narratives about Ukraine
3. On the identification of Russian actions as committing genocide
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This material was prepared with financial support from the International Renaissance Foundation.