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  • A woman mourns as she looks at destroyed residential building as a result of a missile strike 4 days ago in Ukrainian city of Dnipro on January 17, 2023. More than 40 victims, including children were killed when Russian missile striked residential building on Saturday.

    One year on: The state of efforts to protect civilians and secure justice in Ukraine

    After a year of war, civilians in Ukraine have suffered horrific crimes and face ongoing risks that may worsen depending on the trajectory of the conflict. A rare source of hope may be the strides being made by Ukrainian and international actors in advancing justice.

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  • Refugee Ukrainians walk from Ukraine to Isaccea in Romania after crossing the border. March, 5, 2022.

    Mass Atrocities in Ukraine: Assessing Risks of Significant Escalation

    On October 11, 2022, the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide convened a private roundtable with presentations by three Ukraine experts to discuss potential scenarios of mass atrocity escalation in Ukraine and preventive options for policy makers. This blog distills key themes from the discussion.

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  • Ukraine and the Urgency of Accountability

    Evidence of Russian atrocities against the Ukrainian people is mounting, with each day bringing fresh horrors. The calls for criminal accountability for the atrocities being committed in Ukraine must be met with States’ durable commitment to provide political backing, funding, and other resources needed to lay a foundation for accountability.

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