The damning evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine

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Footage from the war in Ukraine, analysed by Mediapart in this video report, shows how, since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, civilian residential areas around the country have become the systematic target of indiscriminate bombings by Russian forces, and notably with the use of cluster munitions.

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In the video below, Mediapart analyses footage that has emerged from the conflict in Ukraine and identifies evidence of war crimes by Russian forces engaged in the indiscriminate targeting of residential areas with the use of cluster bombs. These particularly murderous ground- or air-launched weapons, whose employment is banned by a 2008 international convention ratified by more than 100 countries, but not by Russia or Ukraine, scatter sub-munitions over a wide area, before the missile debris also crashes onto the target.