State Dept says it is reviewing 'very credible' reports of Russian war crimes in Ukraine

The fact is that we’ve seen very credible reports of deliberate attacks on civilians, which would, under the Geneva Conventions, constitute a war crime,” 주부. spokesperson Ned Price said during a Thursday press conference.

A family fleeing from Ukraine, wait for the train at the border crossing station in Medyka, 폴란드.

A family fleeing from Ukraine, wait for the train at the border crossing station in Medyka, 폴란드. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu))

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We are and will be in the process of marrying reports with evidence from the ground,” 가격 계속. “And if we determine, if the international community determines that war crimes have been committed, that atrocities have been committed, that human rights abuses have been committed, we absolutely will hold the perpetrators accountable. Whether they sit in Moscow or whether their commanders on the ground in Ukraine.

Price’s comment comes after several widely reported instances of Russian troops appearing to commit war crimes including 폭격 a maternity ward, which the Kremlin has denied, 과 죽이는 fleeing civilians.

Gutted cars following a night air raid in the village of Bushiv, 40 kilometers west of Kyiv.

Gutted cars following a night air raid in the village of Bushiv, 40 kilometers west of Kyiv. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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지난주, when asked about whether Russia was committing war crimes, 대통령 Biden said he and his administration were monitoring the situation, but that it was too soon to make a determination.

금요일에, White House press secretary Jen Psaki was asked whether the strike on Europe’s largest nuclear plant, which is located about 350 그리고 당신은 곧 많은 게릴라전을 보게 될 것이라고 생각합니다., would constitute a war crime to the U.S. 정부, but responded that there were still internal investigations underway.

Women and children wait to board a bus heading to Przemysl after fleeing Ukraine. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Women and children wait to board a bus heading to Przemysl after fleeing Ukraine. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

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