US and UK investigating reports of chemical weapons being used by Russia in Ukraine war

Story by BBC News

Ukrainian troops say that Russian drones have dropped chemicals on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol that have caused breathing problems and vertigo-like symptoms.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the West to do all it could to prevent the Kremlin using chemical weapons.

The International Criminal Court is carrying out an investigation into possible war crimes in the conflict. Russia has reportedly criticized the investigation as partial.

SourceBBC News


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