Arrest warrants have been issued for Russian President Vladimir Putin and the country’s children’s commissioner, Maria Lvova-Belova.
They are accused of the war crime of illegally deporting children from Ukraine to Russia.
So what might this mean for Russia – and the war in Ukraine?
Presenter: Sami Zeidan
Sergei Markov – former public spokesman for Putin
Toby Cadman – international human rights lawyer and International Criminal Court specialist
Denis Krivosheev – deputy regional director of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office for Amnesty International