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July 1, 2022
Eli Rosenbaum to head DOJ team investigating war crimes in Ukraine
By Madeline Fixler
(JTA) — Eli Rosenbaum, a Justice Department veteran known for his work tracking and deporting former Nazis residing in the United States, will lead a team working to identify and prosecute people responsible for alleged war crimes in Ukraine.
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the appointment in a statement on Tuesday, while in Ukraine.
“There is no hiding place for war criminals. The U.S. Justice Department will pursue every avenue of accountability for those who commit war crimes and other a...