The ICC and Empire

Nadin Brzezinski
8 min readMar 17, 2023

The International Court of Justice in the Hague has indicted the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, of war crimes. To be specific, the stealing of Ukraine’s children. There are a few things to be said about this. The first is that, like the United States, Russia is not a signatory of the Rome Protocol. Therefore, the ICC has no jurisdiction. So this is far more symbolic.

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Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game. You can find me at CounterSocial, Mastodon and rarely FB