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Ukraine Court Sentences Russian to Life in First War Crimes Case

Russian sergeant Vadim Shishimarin listens to a court sentence in Kyiv, on May 23.

Russian sergeant Vadim Shishimarin listens to a court sentence in Kyiv, on May 23.

Photographer: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

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A Ukrainian court sentenced a Russian soldier to life imprisonment for killing a civilian, ending the first war crimes trial in the country after Vladimir Putin’s invasion.