US: Russia has committed crimes against humanity in Ukraine

February 19, 2023

(AP Photo/Michael Probst, Pool)MUNICH (AP) — The United States has determined that Russia has committed crimes against humanity in Ukraine, Vice President Kamala Harris said Saturday, insisting that “justice must be served” to the perpetrators. She also cited “execution-style killings, beatings, and electrocution.”The Biden administration formally determined last March that Russian troops had committed war crimes in Ukraine and said it would work with others to prosecute offenders. ADVERTISEMENT“Russian authorities have forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of people, from Ukraine to Russia, including children,” Harris said. ADVERTISEMENTRussia’s nearly yearlong invasion of Ukraine , has dominated discussions at the Munich conference, an annual gathering of security and defense officials from around the world. Asked whether he supported calling for such weapons, Kuleba said Ukraine has evidence that Russia uses them.