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The challenges that the ICC Prosecutor may face in presenting charges on the crime of aggression in the Russia-Ukraine situation
- 22 May 2023
- Leroy Spencer
The crime of aggression presupposes that an aggressive act has been committed by a State.1 Russia’s pernicious attack on Ukraine, violates the most sacred principle in international law, being the territorial integrity and political independence of all states. International law is crystal clear and absolute: a state is prohibited from the use or threat of force against another state; every such use, regardless of gravity or aims, constitutes a violation