Historical decision: Lithuania has recognized Russia's war crimes as genocide in Ukraine

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: May 10 2022 at 02:07 pm
Source: myukraineis.org

The historic decision to recognize the genocide of the Ukrainian people by the Seimas is a manifestation of justice for all Ukrainians.

This was reported by the press service of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine .

"Only after my speech in the Seimas of Lithuania, I had the special honor of witnessing the historic decision to recognize the actions of Russia in Ukraine as genocide of the Ukrainian people!" - Deputy Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Olena Kondratyuk emphasized after her speech in the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania.

The Seimas supported the document by 128 votes. The decision was made unanimously!

She also noted that the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania has decided that Lithuania will take part in bringing war criminals from Russia to inevitable responsibility before an international tribunal. "By shelling and committing violence against the civilian population of Ukraine, Russia is resorting to terrorism," the decision said.

"I sincerely thank the Speaker of the Seimas Victoria Chmilite-Nielsen, all the authors of the resolution and the deputies who supported this decision. This is an extremely important, courageous, friendly and worthy manifestation of justice for all Ukrainians! ” - Olena Kondratyuk stressed and added that the relevant decisions are a signal to decisive action in every European country, so that the atrocities of the Russian army will never happen again in any other European country.

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