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Russia Withdraws From International Criminal Court

Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision.

Earlier this week, the court released a statement saying it was considering Russia and Ukraine to be involved in an armed conflict, with Crimea as occupied territory.

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In 2000, Russia signed a treaty to establish the court, but the country did not ratify an agreement to join.

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