Putin in Crimea to mark nine years since annexation – a day after war crimes arrest warrant | World News

Putin ‘unruffled and unapologetic’, despite war crimes charge

John Sparks - Africa correspondent

John Sparks

International correspondent


The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is now liable to arrest in 123 countries – but he knows that no one is going to detain him in Crimea.

The peninsula was seized from Ukraine in 2014 and Russia’s long-time leader has returned to mark the 9th anniversary of its annexation.

It is a good place to see – and be seen.

Putin looked unruffled and unapologetic, one day after he had been indicted by the International Criminal Court for the forced deportation of children from Ukraine to Russia.

And this was almost certainly the point.

“This is good,” he said, as he was led around a refurbished arts complex by local dignitaries.

“What is it…

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