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How to bring Putin and his goons to account

Frida Ghitis: It would be unconscionable to fail to hold Russia’s top leaders to account for waging a war of aggression. A new, purpose-built tribunal is required because the International Criminal Court lacks jurisdiction. There is ample legal precedent for such a court. Nuremberg concluded that starting a war of aggression is the “supreme international crime differing only from other war crimes”. A tribunal would provide a forum to accord justice to victims with little other chance of redress. It could puncture the presumption of impunity in Mr. Putin’s inner circle.