UN International Court of Justice sets hearings on Ukraine for March 7, 8

SOURCE INTERFAX

March 2, 2022

The United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold public hearings on the developments in Ukraine on March 7 and 8, 2022, the ICJ said in a statement.

“In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the hearings will be held in a hybrid format. Some Members of the Court will attend the oral proceedings in person in the Great Hall of Justice while others will participate remotely by video link. Representatives of the Parties to the case will participate either in person or by video link,” it said.

Some 2,000 Ukrainian civilians die during seven days of war – Emergency Service

During the seven days of the war, more than 2,000 Ukrainians have been killed, not counting the defenders, the State Emergency Service has reported.

“During the seven days of the war, Russia destroyed hundreds of transport infrastructure facilities, residential buildings, hospitals and kindergartens. During this time, more than 2,000 Ukrainians have already died, not counting our defenders,” the State Emergency Service reported on Facebook on Wednesday.

According to the State Emergency Service, it was possible to save the lives of more than 150 people, to eliminate more than 400 fires that arose after enemy shelling, and to evacuate more than 500 people. Pyrotechnists neutralized 416 explosive objects.

When performing tasks, 10 rescuers were killed and 13 were injured.

The State Emergency Service also announced that on Wednesday the process of transferring seven units of modern fire and rescue equipment to Ukraine, which will immediately go into service with rescuers, is being completed.

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