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United Nations Accuses Russia Of Human Rights Abuses

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Russia this week  withdrew as a signatore of the International Criminal Court, on the heels of the United Nations' condemnation of Russia for its actions in Crimea and in Syria. 

According to Human Rights watch, a recent joint Russian and Syrian airstrike in Idlib could constitute a war crime.

We get the latest on Russia’s human rights record from Rachel Denber, deputy director of Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia Division.

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