The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda said she had reasonable evidence to launch an investigation into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during brief war between Russia and Georgia in 2008.

Prosecutor Bensouda requested on Tuesday the permission from the three-member panel of Court’s pre-trial judges to launch a probe into Russia-Georgia war crimes, finding that there is a “reasonable basis” to believe that war crimes and crimes against h...


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