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Posted on May 14, 2022
Russian-Ukrainian War: Is it Genocide?
Six weeks of bombing and shelling by Russian forces in Ukraine continue unabated. Ukrainian cities lie in ruins while mass graves have been discovered. The town of Bucha is ground zero for the call of "genocide" which now echoes around the world. Is it genocide?
Canada's MPs unanimously approved a motion to call Russia's attack, genocide. US President Biden and other world leaders have made the same accusation. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said it as well, citing "attacks on Russian speaking people in the eastern part of the country by Ukraine" as genocide against Russia. The term itself is very political and in need of thorough investigation.
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