Currents News Staff
Outrage and calls for a war crimes trial against Russian President Vladimir Putin are echoing across the globe.
“The perpetrators of all these violations and war crimes will be held accountable,” said Peter Stano, Spokesperson for the European Commission for External Affairs.
The U.S. is seeking Russia’s suspension from the ‘UN Human Rights Council.’ President Joe Biden vows more sanctions are on the way.
“This guy is brutal and what’s happening in Bucha is outrageous…” the president said. “You may remember I got criticized for calling Putin a war criminal. Well, the truth of the matter is you saw what happened in Bucha. This warrants him – he is a war criminal.”
Over the weekend, horrifying images emerged out of Bucha near Kyiv: the bodies of at least 20 men, civilians left scattered along a single street. The town’s mayor says this mass grave could carry up to 300 victims.
“Russia will never be forgiven on this earth or in heaven,” said Mayor Anatoly Fedoruk.
Despite all the video evidence, Russia is claiming it’s “fake.” Ukraine’s president witnessed the atrocities from the ground and called it a “genocide.”
A holocaust survivor once escaped the Nazis as a baby and now at 82-years-old, she’s pushed out of her home for a second time.
“It is very difficult to see that my lovely town, my beautiful town, where I lived all my life,” said Margaryta Zatuchna, “is destroyed.”