Police and forensics experts record the scene as they search for evidence of war crimes at an underground air raid shelter that was believed to be used as a prison by Russian occupying forces, on October 15, 2022 in Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine.
Police and forensics experts record the scene as they search for evidence of war crimes at an underground air raid shelter that was believed to be used as a prison by Russian occupying forces, on October 15, 2022 in Kupiansk, Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine. © Carl Court/Getty Images

Ukraine Justice Report - Issue 12

18 October 2022

IWPR's Frontline Updates – unique insights from our network of local reporters and updates from our programmes.

IWPR’s weekly Ukraine Justice Report provides an overview of key events and links to essential reading from Ukrainian and international reports alongside dedicated IWPR reporting and analysis.

A session of the trial against Russian lieutenant Sergey Dmytrovych Stainer, who was sentenced to nine years of imprisonment in Ukraine's first verdict in absentia on September 26.
A session of the trial against Russian lieutenant Sergey Dmytrovych Stainer, who was sentenced to nine years of imprisonment in Ukraine's first verdict in absentia on September 26. © Irina Domashchenko/IWPR

Ukraine Issues First Verdict in Absentia Against Russian Soldier

A court in Kyiv sentenced a lieutenant to nine years in prison for war crimes committed in the Kyiv region.
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UKRAINE JUSTICE BRIEFING

Tuesday, 18 October ‘22

This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.

•  Russians Can be Sent to The Hague
•  PACE Deems Russia “Terrorist” State
•  Romania Joins Eurojust Initiative
•  New War Crimes Evidence in Liberated Territories
•  Prosecutors’ Strategy for Sexual Violence Cases

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