Russia’s leader faces arrest warrant

Q: The International Criminal Court (ICC) last week issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes, accusing him being responsible for abducting children from Ukraine. Where is Russia?

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Q: Russia has said it transferred no more 2,000 children from Ukraine, while Ukraine put the number at more than 16,000. Under the United Nations Genocide Convention, it is a crime to forcibly transfer children of one group to another. What event led to that treaty?

A. Armenian genocide

B. Nazi Holocaust

C. Rawanda genocide

D. Rohingya genocide th

Q: Russia, like the United States, China and India, does not accept the ICC’s jurisdiction. That makes it unlikely that Putin would actually stand trial at the global court in The Hague. Where is The Hague?

A. Austria

B. Belgium

C. Netherlands

D. Switzerland

Q: The ICC was established to prosecute the worst crimes — genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Before Putin, all the people charged by the court have come from which region?

A. Africa

B. South America

C. Southern Asia

Q: Which nation sanctioned ICC officials in 2020 over the courts investigations of alleged war crimes?

A. China

B. India

C. Russia

D. United States

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