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Ukraine court sentences 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in first war crimes trial

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Vadim Shishimarin, a 21-year-old Russian soldier has been found guilty in the first war crimes trial held in Ukraine since the war began, BBC reported. According to the report, a Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced the Russian tank commander to life in prison for killing a civilian at the first war crimes trial since the invasion. He was reportedly convicted of killing 62-year-old Oleksandr Shelipov on 28 February.