Russia to withdraw from ICC treaty
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the decree to withdraw from the Rome Statute on establishment of the International Criminal Court.
The move came after the Court called Crimea annexation an armed conflict in the preliminary investigation.
Putin comissioned to accept the proposal by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, which, as noted, in coordination with other agencies, such as the Supreme Court, the General Prosecutor's Office and the Investigative Committee to notify the UN Secretary General about Russia's intention to withdraw from the treaty.
Putin's decree was published the next day after the ICC issued a preliminary investigation of the Prosecutor, which states that the annexation of Crimea has signs of an armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine.