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 The challenges of prosecuting those accused of war crimes

A woman walks amid destroyed Russian tanks in Bucha, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, April 3, 2022. (Rodrigo Abd/AP)
A woman walks amid destroyed Russian tanks in Bucha, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, April 3, 2022. (Rodrigo Abd/AP)

The U.S. and some of its European allies have accused Russia’s President Vladimir Putin of war crimes in Ukraine.

Kelebogile Zvobgo, assistant professor of government at William and Mary and director of the International Justice Lab, discusses those claims and the broader challenges of bringing leaders accused of war crimes to justice.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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