World Court rules Russia-Ukraine genocide case can go forward

World Court rules on Russia's request to throw out the Ukraine genocide case in The Hague

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ruled that the case Ukraine started accusing Russia of violating international law by accusing Ukraine of genocide can move forward.

Ukraine brought the case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), also known as the World Court, days after Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022.

(Reporting by Stephanie van den Berg and Bart Meijer; Editing by Alison Williams)