UK team to investigate sexual violence in Ukraine, says Truss

Foreign secretary emphasises urgency of holding to account those who use rape as a weapon of war

Russia-Ukraine war: latest updates

Britain will send investigators to Ukraine to help gather evidence of war crimes, including sexual violence, the foreign secretary, Liz Truss, said on Friday.

Both Ukrainian prosecutors and the international criminal court (ICC) are investigating potential war crimes in Ukraine since Russia’s 24 February invasion, which the Kremlin calls a “special military operation” to demilitarise its neighbour.

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