Analysts say the chances of the Russian president being arrested are slim
What if an international arrest warrant was issued against him from the International Criminal Court? The HagueIt seems that the Russian president was not deterred, and so today was Saturday in Crimea, marking the end of nine years of its annexation before that date. Ukraine.
visit it Russian President Vladimir Putin In town, it was only 24 hours after the warrant for his arrest was issued.
In the video from Sevastopol, Putin can be seen walking the streets of the city, accompanied by Russian officials.
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Russia, upon hearing the arrest warrant against its president, expressed its contempt and condemnation from the first moment.
At first, the press representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Zakharova, stated that “the decisions of the International Criminal Court do not have any meaning for our country, even from a legal point of view. Russia is not a party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and does not bear any obligations under it.
Then the head of the Russian Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, did not hesitate to present the ICJ document with … toilet paper, characteristically saying that “I don’t need to show you where this very paper will be used.” In fact, next to his phrase, I also attached a related symbol.
The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin. No need to explain where this paper should be used🧻.
– Dmitry Medvedev (MedvedevRussiaE) March 17, 2023
CNN and the BBC, which analyzed the situation at the expense of the Russian president, reported that the possibility of Putin’s arrest seemed unlikely, but could limit his ability to travel abroad.
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