- Russian forces trying to prevent reintegration of captured Ukrainian territory through violence and demographic shifts.
- War crimes aimed at eliminating Ukrainian identity in occupied areas.
- Little interest from Putin in negotiating over occupied areas.
- International Criminal Court issued arrest warrant against Putin for alleged war crimes.
- European officials fear difficulty in governing occupied regions after months of Russian abuses.
Bloomberg — Politics — Russian abuses in Ukraine — International Relations — Geopolitics — Human Rights
European Spies Piece Together the Strategy Behind Russian Abuses
European intelligence officials reveal Russian forces committing war crimes to eliminate Ukrainian identity in occupied areas. Putin shows little interest in negotiating, raising fears of difficulty governing the regions after months of abuses.