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US federal law enforcement Monday arrested Charles McGonigal, a former FBI Special Agent in charge of the New York Field Office. McGonigal, along with former Soviet diplomat-turned-US citizen Sergey Shestakov, face five counts of US sanction violations, money laundering, and false statements from taking money from Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Federal prosecutors claimed that Deripaska, [...]

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As my various teams and I work at building a case against Vladimir Putin and his political and military leadership for international crimes, in conjunction with various governments and organizations worldwide, one of the questions that keeps coming up for me is: why did Putin invade Ukraine? We all have our learned and considered theories [...]

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The European Parliament Thursday approved a resolution that demands the establishment of a tribunal for war crimes committed by Russia and Belarus in Ukraine. The resolution focuses on atrocities committed in Bucha, Irpin and other parts of Ukraine that “reveal the brutality of the war.” Although the resolution is not binding, it strongly urges the [...]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday introduced a bill in the Duma, the lower house of Russia’s Parliament, to withdraw from the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption. Russia ratified the convention on January 27, 1999. The convention aims to coordinate criminalization of a large number of corrupt practices and is implemented by Group of States against [...]

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The Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown Friday called for the UK to back a special tribunal for the crimes of aggression in Ukraine. The office focuses on charitable and pro bono work, emphasizing global education. The statement called on the UK because of its “global influence and historic leadership on human rights issues.” The [...]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday ordered a 36-hour ceasefire to allow Russian Orthodox Christians to attend church services around their traditional Christmas. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy dismissed the call, saying, “the war will be over when your soldiers either leave or we drive them out.” If accepted, the ceasefire would have been the first major [...]

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A Reuters special report released Tuesday found that operatives are spreading pro-Kremlin messages in Germany. The report found that operatives have been attempting to shift Germany’s stance on the war in Ukraine towards a pro-Russia approach. Many of these operatives allegedly have ties to Russia and have reportedly organised rallies advocating for an end to [...]

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