Ukraine opens first war crimes trial

By Oleksandr Stashevskyi and David Keyton (associated Press)
Updated May 14 2022 - 7:26am, first published 7:24am
Ukraine's top prosecutor is preparing war crimes cases against 41 Russian soldiers.

Ukraine has begun the trial of a captured Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian civilian in the early days of the war -- the first of dozens of war crimes cases that the country's top prosecutor is pursuing.