Ukraine charges major Western banks with war crimes! Says they are funding Russia’s war

  • Ukraine is pursuing war-crimes charges against leaders of major Western banks, an official said.
  • The Zelenskyy advisor Oleg Ustenko earlier asked the banks to stop financing traders of Russian oil.
  • Ustenko told CNBC on Tuesday that Ukraine was gathering data on banks and would pass it to the ICC.

Ukraine is pursuing war-crimes charges against leaders of JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, and other major Western banks over their purported indirect financing of the Russian state, an economic advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Tuesday.

“There is no doubt that Russia is committing war crimes in Ukraine, against Ukrainians,” Oleg Ustenko, the advisor, said in an interview with CNBC. “In our logic, everybody who is financing these war criminals who are doing these terrible things in Ukraine are also committing war crimes.”

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