Role of International Tribunals in the Response to the Invasion of Ukraine [Updated March 18, 2022] [open pdf - 714KB]
From the Document: "The Ukrainian government and much [hyperlink] of the international community contend that actions taken by Russian forces during Russia's invasion of Ukraine violate international law. A number of officials have also expressed concern that actions during the invasion may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity [hyperlink]; others, including the Secretary General of the United Nations [hyperlink] (U.N.) and the U.S. Secretary of State [hyperlink] have claimed that the situation in Ukraine is leading to increased human rights violations. This Sidebar addresses the role of international tribunals in addressing issues involving international humanitarian and human rights law."
CRS Legal Sidebar, LSB10704
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/