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Russia’s Ukraine Invasion Devolving Into ‘Strategic Catastrophe’ for Putin: U.S. Envoy

International organizations will start compiling evidence of Russia’s “barbaric,” “horrific,” “heinous” conduct for possible war crimes trials, America’s ambassador to the OSCE says.

By , a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy.
An observer of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors a tank in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on Nov. 9, 2019.
An observer of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors a tank in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on Nov. 9, 2019.
An observer of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors a tank in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on Nov. 9, 2019. AFP via Getty Images

Russia’s War in Ukraine

The Biden administration has launched a new campaign to document potential apparent war crimes committed by Russian forces who invaded Ukraine. On March 3, 45 out of the 57 member states in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) defied Russia and its ally Belarus by approving plans to dispatch a team of OSCE experts to document potential war crimes.

Robbie Gramer is a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @RobbieGramer

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