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US President Must Coordinate the Confiscation of Russia’s Assets During the G7 Summit

By Eugene Czolij


After a lengthy political stalemate in the US, which delayed critical military aid to Ukraine and emboldened the Kremlin to intensify its destruction of Ukraine, the US Congress adopted and, on April 24, 2024, the President of the United States signed into law the Rebuilding Economic Prosperity and Opportunity for Ukrainians Act, also known as the REPO for Ukrainians Act.


This Act unequivocally states that “The Russian Federation bears international legal responsibility for its aggression against Ukraine and, under international law, must cease its internationally wrongful acts. Because of this breach of the prohibition on aggression under international law, the United States is legally entitled to take countermeasures that are proportionate and aimed at inducing the Russian Federation to comply with its international obligations.”


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