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War in ukraine: the use of the term “Genocide” divides western leaders

War in ukraine: the use of the term “Genocide” divides western leaders

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Joe Biden accused Russia of "genocide" in Ukraine. Others remain cautious about using this word, while some refuse it altogether, preferring to speak of "war crimes". It is a question that is not unanimously agreed upon. This Wednesday, Volodymyr Zelensky denounced "very hurtful" remarks after Emmanuel Macron's refusal to use the term "genocide" to describe the situation in Ukraine, especially regarding the massacre of Boutcha or the attacks in Marioupol. The Ukrainian president accuses Russia of committing genocide in his country because, according to him, it intends to eliminate "the whole nation" Ukrainian. He used this word for the first time at the beginning of April, the day after the discovery of numerous bodies of civilians in the streets of Boutcha, after the departure of Russ...