Russian war crimes so numerous investigators had to limit probe’s scope

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Russian war crimes so numerous shocked investigators had to limit probe’s scope

Photo credits: Ukraine Emergency Ministry Press Service

Russian war crimes so numerous  investigators had to limit probe’s scope

STORY BY STEPHEN J. THORNE

War crimes investigators in Ukraine say violations of international laws and conventions by invading Russian soldiers are so grievous and widespread that they have had to limit their focus to only the worst cases.

Investigators from the non-governmental organization Truth Hounds have been documenting war crimes in the country since 2014, when Moscow annexed the Crimean Peninsula and non-uniformed Russian troops began fighting alongside Russian-speaking separatists in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine.

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Military Milestones
Indigenous pilots lost in the skies of WWI

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Indigenous pilots lost in the skies of WWI

STORY BY SHARON ADAMS

Canada lost two Indigenous First World War airmen in early April 1918.

Lieutenant James David Moses, 26, was reported missing on April 1 with his pilot, South African Second Lieutenant Douglas Price Trollip, after their plane was shot down near Grévillers, France.

 

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