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Vadim Shishimarin war crimes trial: Russian soldier sentenced to life in prison in first war crimes trial of Ukraine conflict

Kyiv, Ukraine (CNN)A 21-year-old Russian soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed man in the first war crimes trial in Ukraine since the Russian invasion in late February.

The soldier, Vadim Shishimarin, pleaded guilty to shooting dead a 62-year-old civilian on the fourth day of the conflict.

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