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The International Court of Justice in The Hague on April 19 rejected a request from Ukraine that provisional measures be taken against Russia to stop the Kremlin sending arms, equipment, soldiers and money to support what Kyiv says are terrorist groups in the Donbas.

But the court did acknowledge that Russia had a case to answer on charges that it was discriminating against ethnic Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars in Crimea, the Ukrainian territory that Russia annexed in March 2014.

The court, in its ruling, said that it was unable to accept Ukraine’s claim that Russia was financing terrorist groups in the Donbas, as Ukraine hadn’t provided the proper basis of evidence for the claim.

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