Biden may call Putin a war criminal but it will be difficult to bring him before any court

US President Joe Biden and Russia's President Vladimir Putin arriving for the US-Russia summit in Geneva on June 16, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS
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WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (March 16) called Russian President Vladimir Putin a "war criminal" for the first time, marking America's strongest condemnation of the Russian leader and his army's actions since Russia's invasion of Ukraine began.

Momentum has been building in Congress to document and investigate possible war crimes in Ukraine, with the Senate unanimously calling for an international investigation into war crimes on Tuesday.

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