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Russia Blocks UN Resolution Recognizing Srebrenica Massacre as Genocide

Russia has vetoed a draft U.N. resolution condemning the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war as an act of genocide.   The U.N. Security Council vote was 10-1. Four Security Council members, Angola, China, Nigeria and Venezuela, abstained. British Ambassador Peter Wilson says his country was outraged by Russia's veto. “Russia’s actions tarnishes the memory of all those who died in the Srebrenica genocide,” Wilson said. “Russia will have to justify its behavior...

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