EU seeks special tribunal, will redirect 319B euros of Russian funds to help compensate Ukraine

By Cristin Schmitz (December 1, 2022, 1:11 PM EST) -- Asserting that Russia must pay “full compensation” for its “horrific crimes,” European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen announced that 319 billion euros of European Union-controlled Russian-owned funds will be used for Ukraine and has also called for the creation of a UN-endorsed specialized court “to investigate and prosecute Russia’s crime of aggression” against Ukraine....