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Russia Set to Veto Resolution Referring Alleged Syria Abuses to ICC

Russia plans to use its veto power to block a U.N. Security Council resolution that would refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court.   Vitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to the U.N., said Wednesday the resolution would complicate the goal of finding a political solution and that he would explain the reasoning behind the Russian government's decision on Thursday.   "The fact that the resolution is going to vote, we regard as simply publicity...

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