The 117-page judgement contained rulings on seven issues in Ukraine’s case in opposition to Russia claiming that Moscow funded pro-Russian separatists within the Luhansk and Donetsk areas and the Crimean peninsula.
The court docket dominated that Russia had failed to analyze individuals who allegedly breached elements of the Convention against Financing Terrorism.
When it comes to Russia’s actions in Crimea after 2014, the world court docket determined that Russia violated the Convention to Eliminate Racial Discrimination in the way in which it carried out its academic system associated to curricula within the Ukrainian language.
The ICJ additionally dominated that Russia violated its obligation beneath the court docket’s order for provisional measures issued in April 2017, together with to chorus from any motion that may worsen the dispute or make it tougher to resolve.
However, the world court docket rejected the remainder of Ukraine’s associated costs, together with requests for compensation from Moscow for damages.
Ukraine had additionally claimed Russia was chargeable for the downing of a Malaysian Airways flight in 2014.
Learn a abstract of the judgement here.
World court docket to rule on Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine
On Friday, the world court docket is expected to issue a judgement on the preliminary objections of Russia in Ukraine’s case in opposition to it associated to allegations of genocide.
Kyiv had filed the case two days after Russia’s full-scale invasion started on 24 February 2022.
Whereas the court docket’s judgements are last, with out alternatives for attraction, it’s unable to implement its selections.
Be taught extra about what the ICJ does and why it issues in our explainer here.