Everyone will answer: the political strategist explained the importance of the tribunal over Putin

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Everyone will answer: the political strategist explained the importance of the Putin tribunal

On January 19, 2023, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the establishment of a special tribunal to prosecute the crime of aggression against Ukraine. Putin and all his henchmen will not be able to avoid responsibility now.

The political strategist Mikhail Sheitelman told about this on airChannel 24. The investigation is necessary so that the world will long remember what Russia did.

Sheitelman is convinced that this decision is important because, in addition to Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko is also listed there. Previously, individual world leaders spoke only about the fact that Putin should be tried personally.

Importance of the decision

The political strategist mentioned the slogan of the protesters on Bolotnaya Square about 10 years ago. Then they said, they say, Putin's gang is on trial, but not Putin himself. Now the situation has changed dramatically, now they are talking about the trial not only for Putin, but for his entire gang.

It is important for us to separate one from the other so that after the war the Europeans do not quickly become friends with Russia again. They didn’t say: “Oh, this is no longer Putin, this is Patrushev, Sobyanin, Mishustin, etc. This is already a different country,” the speaker added.

He stressed that this is not other country. As long as there are people who made the decision to go to war, and their list is known, this will not work. It is not just two people who are politically responsible, but many more.

Sheitelman on Putin Tribunal

Russia's Responsibility

According to the political scientist, the adoption Such a resolution is important so that after the Ukrainian victory, after a while, another German chancellor decides to meet with the leader of Russia, whether it be Putin or someone else.

Sheitelman recalled how, before the war, then German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed holding a Russia-EU summit. Then the Netherlands was one of the first to announce the investigation of a downed passenger plane over the territory of the Donetsk region from the Russian Buk anti-aircraft missile system.

Now, such a decision will be from the members of the European Union, as representatives of Europe.

Putin's tribunal: what is known

  • This decision aims to ensure a full investigation of all crimes and bring those responsible to justice.
  • There were 472 votes for this decision, 19 against, and 33 abstentions. political and military leadership of Russia.
  • The European Parliament decided that a special tribunal should be created in close cooperation with Ukraine and the international community, preferably through the UN. That is, by analogy with the Nuremberg trials after World War II, where Nazi leaders were tried.

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