President Vladimir Putin orders Russia to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Russia will depart from the International Criminal Court under authority of President Vladimir Putin according to a statement released Wednesday from the Russian Legal Information Agency.

The president signed a directive to his Ministry of Foreign Affairs to inform the United Nations (UN) Secretary General that Russia will no longer participate in the state party of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

You can read more at The Telegraph here:

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