WATCH: Ukraine to launch "ecocide" case against Russia following dam destruction

To build its case, Ukraine has dispatched a team of hundreds of ecological investigators to the area, overseen by Ukrainian prosecutor, Vladislav Ignatenko.

In Summary

• Investigators have been digging into the ground, collecting dirt, taking photos, and planting small red flags in the soil in a village in southern Ukraine, as Kyiv prepares a landmark “ecocide” case against Russia.

• It accuses Russia of blowing up Kakhovka dam, a major hydroelectric reservoir in the region, in a series of blasts on the morning of 6 June 2023, causing extensive flooding and environmental damage.

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