With Brazil’s vote, UN opens investigation into Ukraine war

Brazil chose to support the resolution. However, Itamaraty worked to deflate parts of the document that put pressure on Russia. Its suggestions were ignored in several parts of the text.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a vote on May 12, the UN Human Rights Council approved the opening of investigations into possible war crimes in the outskirts of Kiev and other Ukrainian cities.

The resolution, which condemns Russia's military . . .

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