On the Crimean Tatar Deportation and Other Genocides Russia Committed in Ukraine.
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The U.N. Convention on the Punishment and Prevention of Genocide signatories defined genocide narrowly so that lawyers would find it difficult to determine Russia’s—and their own—mode of warfare as genocidal.
The United States and its allies can achieve the immediate goal of giving Ukraine the support it needs without exploding the longstanding and important distinction between seizure and confiscation of a foreign state’s property.
This approach is about how to compensate, and save, Ukraine.
Congress needs to rethink tax law so it can complement other economic tools. And Congress needs to act soon, because overreliance on other tools—financial sanctions, export controls and tariffs—threatens their long-term viability.
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On April 28, the Biden administration released a comprehensive proposal for a legislative package to hold the Russian government and Russian oligarchs accountable for the war against Ukraine.
This week on Chatter, Shane Harris speaks to filmmaker Nicholas Meyer about the renewed threat of nuclear war amid the conflict in Ukraine.
A cease-fire and peace enforcement operation in areas from which the Russians have retreated would certainly not be easy but could be an initial step toward a collective path forward.
What the executive branch should not do is pretend that Russia’s money can be used to provide material support to Ukraine in the face of existing legal barriers.