Ukraine jails Russian soldier for life

By Pavel Polityuk
Updated May 23 2022 - 11:21am, first published 11:15am
The war crimes trial of Russian Sgt Vadim Shishimarin has huge symbolic significance for Ukraine.

A Ukrainian court has sentenced a Russian soldier to life in prison for killing an unarmed civilian in the first war crimes trial arising from Russia's February 24 invasion.

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