Letter: Why is Kremlin not liable for damage in Ukraine?
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Your editorial (“The case for seizing Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine”, FT View, June 6) examines the legal complexities to support making Russia pay the cost of the death and destruction it has deliberately caused to Ukraine and its people.
Surely it is straightforward. If I damage someone else’s property deliberately and without justification other than I erroneously believe it is mine, I am responsible for the cost of making good.
Why is Russia, a sovereign country, not equally liable?
London HA8, UK
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