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Four weeks into Ukraine invasion, evidence points to Russian war crimes, U.S. says

By Missy Ryan, Sudarsan Raghavan, Dan Lamothe and Joby Warrick

22 Mar 2022 · 6 min read

U.S. intelligence agencies see concrete evidence of war crimes by Russian troops in Ukraine, the Biden administration said Wednesday, as President Joe Biden arrived in Europe to rally NATO support for ramping up economic and military pressure against Moscow.

Russia launched fresh missile strikes against residential neighborhoods in Kyiv and other key cities as the war reached the four-week mark, while Ukrainian troops pressed ahead with a counteroffensive that liberated parts of Makariv, a strategic suburb west of the capital that came under attack by Russian forces three weeks ago.

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