International Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Russian President Putin for War Crimes

From an AP story by Mike Corder and Raf Casert headlined “International court issues war crimes warrant for Putin”:

THE HAGUE — The International Criminal Court said Friday that it has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes, accusing him of personal responsibility for the abductions of children from Ukraine.

Although world leaders have been indicted before, it was the first time the global court has issued a warrant against a leader of one of the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council.