Russian soldier seeks forgiveness

By Max Hunder and Tom Balmforth
Updated May 19 2022 - 12:21pm, first published 12:15pm
Russian serviceman Vadim Shishimarin is accused of killing an unarmed civilian man in Ukraine.

A 21-year-old Russian soldier has asked a Ukrainian widow to forgive him for the murder of her husband, as a court in Kyiv met for a second hearing in the first war crimes trial arising from Russia's February 24 invasion.

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