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A resident looks at an apartment building damaged during heavy fighting near the Illich Iron & Steel Works Metallurgical Plant in Mariupol, Ukraine, April 16, 2022.

Q&A: Justice Efforts for Ukraine

Governments and international bodies that have made unprecedented efforts to promote justice for crimes committed since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine demonstrate the ability to deliver on victims’ rights when political will is high. This questions-and-answers document provides further information regarding aspects of the justice response to the Russia-Ukraine war.