The European Union and Human Rights Watch are among a list of organisations who have accused Russia of carrying out war crimes in the town of Bucha, north west of the capital.

Ukrainian soldiers regaining control of the recently liberated town of Bucha found heavily devastated streets, littered with brutalised bodies. The mayor in Bucha said over 300 residents were killed while Russia occupied the area.

Ukraine in documenting evidence of war crimes to level allegations against the Russian officials. United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation into civilians deaths in Bucha.  Russian forces have denied allegations.




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Produced By: Tahlia Kraefft

Featured In Story: Dr Melanie O’Brien, Associate Professor of International Law at the University of Western Australia Law School, and Donald Rothwell, Professor of International Law, ANU College of Law

First aired on The Wire, Monday 4 April 2022