Ukraine war – latest: Putin visits Crimea on anniversary of annexation; Russian leader told ‘nobody is above the law’ after arrest warrant | World News

Written by on March 19, 2023

John Sparks, Sky News Africa correspondent

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is now liable to arrest in 123 countries - but he knows that no one is going to detain him in Crimea.

The peninsula was seized from Ukraine in 2014 and Russia's long-time leader has returned to mark the ninth anniversary of its annexation.

It is a good place to see – and be seen. Putin looked unruffled and unapologetic, one day after he had been indicted by the International Criminal Court for the forced deportation of children from Ukraine to Russia . . .

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