Wars and Rumors of Wars – Matt 24:6
- “And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.”
(Reuters) – The Red Cross has made a confidential legal assessment that Ukraine is officially in a war, Western diplomats and officials say, opening the door to possible war crimes prosecutions, including over the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH-17.
“Clearly it’s an international conflict and therefore this is most probably a war crime,” one Western diplomat in Geneva told Reuters.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is the guardian of the Geneva Conventions setting down the rules of war, and as such is considered a reference in the United Nations deciding when violence has evolved into an armed conflict: ( http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/22/us-ukraine-crisis-warcrimes-idUSKBN0FR0V920140722
LIVE FOOTAGE: Ukraine’s western region of Lviv has reportedly declared independence from the central government. Hours after protesters seized the prosecutor’s office in central Lviv and forced a surrender by interior ministry police, the executive committee of the region council – also called the People’s Rada – claimed control over the region: ( http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ukraine-facing-civil-war-lviv-declares-independence-yanukovich-rule-1437092
WATCH: US Imposes New Economic Punishments on Russia: ( http://video.foxnews.com/v/3693128533001/us-imposes-new-economic-punishments-on-russia/?playlist_id=2694949843001#sp=show-clips