RFE/RL: Hague court to issue ruling on Ukraine case against Russia on April 19

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) says it will issue a ruling on April 19 on Kyiv`s bid to block Russia from sending money, weapons, and troops to eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).

The ruling will take place at the Peace Palace in The Hague in the Netherlands, the ICJ said. The event will be streamed live on the court`s website, RFE/RL said.

Earlier, the Ukrainian side in its lawsuit against Russia heard by the International Court of Justice in The Hague prepared more than 800 volumes of documents, of which 300 – are classified or top secret, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko earlier said.

”As the lawsuit was being drafted, 1,400 victims and 2,000 witnesses were questioned, 1,800 forensic examinations were held and 100,000 pieces of material evidence were collected, including samples of Russian-produced weapons and military equipment, seized by the Ukrainian army during the fighting,” the PGO press service quoted Lutsenko as saying.

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