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Putin Withdraws Signature from International Criminal Court

President Vladimir Putin has decided Russia is out of the International Criminal Court. Putin signed a decree Wednesday removing the country from the first legal body with permanent international jurisdiction to prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Putin's decree was published on the Kremlin's website and a statement from Russia's foreign ministry said, "The court did not live up to the hopes associated with it and did not become truly...

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