U.S. Says Russia Committed War Crimes, but Consequences Are Unclear

A day after President Biden’s remark, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he agreed. Experts warned of hurdles to a successful prosecution.

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Zelensky’s Powerful Plea to Congress

Readers react to President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech and urge a no-fly zone in Ukraine. Also: Violence against Asian Americans; daylight saving time.

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Britain Holds On to a Colony in Africa, With America’s Help

And together they are sabotaging their own efforts to curb China’s advances in the South China Sea.

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Where Do the Rohingya Go After the Coup in Myanmar?

In the countrywide protests against the coup, nobody is talking about the future of the persecuted Rohingya minority.

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