Cover image: A wounded man from eastern Ukraine is transferred by medical personnel upon his arrival in Lviv on March 17, 2023. YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for the war crime of “illegal deportation” of Ukrainian children.This arrest warrant has no legal value, because Russia does not recognize this court, recalled the Kremlin. “Therefore, from the point of view of the law, the decisions of this court are null and void,” Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for the Russian president, told reporters.The Ukrainian president hailed on Telegram a “historic decisionwhich marks the beginning of a historic responsibility”.Slovakia to deliver thirteen Soviet-designed Mig-29 fighters to Ukraine, Prime Minister Eduard Heger announced on Friday. It thus becomes the second country of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, after Poland, to take such a decision.Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Russia from March 20 to 22 to discuss with Vladimir Putin the deepening of their “strategic cooperation”, announced the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Discussions on the international agreement allowing the export of Ukrainian grain via the Black Sea, whose continuation beyond Saturday seems uncertain due to a disagreement on its duration between Moscow and Kiev, are continuing, and everything is being done to ensure that they succeed, the UN said. .
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