Russia / Europe
Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its military aggression in eastern Ukraine is widely seen asa clear violation of the fundamental principles and norms of international law. Despite this, there are few international legal mechanisms that allow Ukraine to bring Russia to justice and prevent further Russian military actions in the country.
If there is anywhere it can be done, it is the UN’s International Court of Justice, the ICJ. Yet even there, any settlement in Ukraine’s favour, and one …read more