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Russia Ukraine crisis

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces has violated international law, put international security at risk and caused a humanitarian crisis. The International Bar Association is an organisation with the promotion and protection of the rule of law and human rights at the centre of its mission and as such is compelled to speak out. On this page you will find our statements on the situation and Global Insight coverage of this and related issues in the form of articles, podcasts and films.

IBA condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine

Download the International Bar Association’s (IBA) response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Exclusive interview with Anna Babych

Exclusive interview with Anna Babych, Vice-Chair of the ERF Public Policy Group and executive partner of Ukrainian law firm Aequo discusses her experience of the conflict in Ukraine.

Ending Putin's war

With the death toll in Ukraine continuing to rise, dissenting voices within Russia all but silenced and propaganda prevailing, Global Insight assesses what, if anything, can be done to stop Putin.

Podcast: The Ukraine Refugee Crisis

Global Insight explore the unprecedented reaction to the plight of Ukrainian refugees and the need for a coordinated, compassionate international response.

This act by President Putin is a watershed moment that indisputably violates international law. Member States of the United Nations have, since 1945, agreed that territory should only change hands by consent. This rule is at the centre of maintaining international law and order between States. The IBA, founded to promote and protect the rule of law, strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.’

Sternford Moyo, IBA President

Digital content

Film

Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Global Insight analyses some of the key theme of the invasion so far; international reaction, atrocities, economic sanctions and media freedom in Russia.

Harnessing law in times of war

This webinar presents the consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from a human rights and humanitarian law perspective and explore possible avenues for accountability and the role of law at this stage of the conflict.

Interview with Bill Browder

Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, on Russian corruption, sanctions and seeking justice for Sergei Magnitsky. May 2018.

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News Releases

Ukrainian people eight years ago said very clearly and firmly that 'We are for dignity, we are for justice, we are against corruption. We are for Western values, views which are grounded in liberty and on dignity and on the respect of human rights and on the rise of other people’

Daria Kaleniuk, executive director and co-founder of the Anti-Corruption Action Centre (AntAC)

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